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Corinthian (?) Miniature Phiale (Libation Bowl)

Archaic-Classical
ca. 550 BCE - 400 BCE
Clay

1/4 x 1 3/16 x 1 3/16 in. (0.6 x 3 x 3 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.3204
Geography: Europe, Greece
Classification: Ceremonial and Performance Artifacts; Votive Objects
Culture/Nationality: Corinthian (?)
Collection: Robinson Collection

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  • miniatures - Object genre including various types of things that are a smaller or reduced version of an original, such as a likeness or representation on a small scale or a small-scale model.
  • paterae - Ancient Roman containers in the form of a shallow bowl without handles, often with a base whose center is pushed up into the body; used for offering libations at religious ceremonies or for drinking. For similar ancient Greek containers, use "phialae."
  • phialae - Ancient Greek containers in the form of a shallow bowl without handles, often with a base whose center is pushed up into the body. It is used for drinking or pouring libations of wine or olive oil in ancient Greek ritual; the libations were poured over an altar to honor the gods or a burial site to satisfy the souls of the deceased. For similar ancient Roman containers, use "paterae (containers)."
  • vessels - Containers designed to serve as receptacles for a liquid or other substance, usually those of circular section and made of some durable material; especially containers of this nature in domestic use, employed in connection with the preparation or serving of food or drink, and usually of a size suitable for carrying by hand.
  • votive offerings - Objects or monuments donated by an individual for a public place or shrine, especially in gratitude for deliverance from distress. For those that are, or contain, images, use "ex-votos."

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