Early Corinthian Oinochoe (Wine Jug) Base FragmentArchaic
615 BCE - 590 BCE
1 1/2 in. x 1 15/16 in. x 1 7/16 in. (3.8 cm x 5 cm x 3.7 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2011.17.303
Geography: Europe, Greece, Corinth
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Oinochoai
Collection: Collection of Doreen Canaday Spitzer
This object has the following keywords:
- bases - Elements at the bottoms of structures or objects upon which the upper parts rest or are supported; for large objects, bases are often relatively massive. For terminal elements upon which objects rest and that are small in relation to the body of the object, use "feet."
- Early Corinthian - Refers to the early phase of Corinthian pottery style, dating from around 625 BCE to around 600 BCE. It is characterized by a strong, incisive drawing of designs and a continuation of animal themes used in Proto-Corinthian pottery, but with the widespread addition of decorative elements between figures, usually distinctive rosettes with incised crosses in the petals.
- oinochoai - Ancient Greek one-handled vessels used for ladling and pouring wine or water; made in a variety of jug- and pitcherlike forms.
- sherds - Limited to fragments of pottery or glass.
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