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Corinthian Miniature Oinochoe (Wine Jug)

Archaic-Classical
ca. 550 BCE - 400 BCE
Clay

1 1/8 x 1 3/16 x 1/8 in. (2.9 x 3 x 0.3 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.2957
Geography: Europe, Greece
Classification: Ceremonial and Performance Artifacts; Votive Objects
Collection: Agnes Newhall Stillwell Collection

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  • Corinthian - Refers to a pottery style created in the city and region of Corinth in the Peloponnese in south-central Greece, and exported extensively in other parts of Greece, Italy, and Egypt, particularly in the second half of the seventh century BCE and the first half of the sixth century BCE. It is characterized by large vessels and bold decoration arranged in friezes covering most of the surface. Designs are in black-figure on a light terra-cotta background, with red, white, and incised additions. Motifs may have been inspired by Eastern textiles and typically include animals, monsters, or human figures, with ornaments such as dots, leaves, or rosettes scattered over the background.
  • 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.
  • oinochoai - Ancient Greek one-handled vessels used for ladling and pouring wine or water; made in a variety of jug- and pitcherlike forms.
  • 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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