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South Italian Polychromatic Ribbed Gnathian Bottle with Head of a Woman

325 BCE - 270 BCE

7 5/16 x 4 x 4 in. (18.5 x 10.1 x 10.2 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.2494
Geography: Europe, Italy
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Bottles
Culture/Nationality: South Italian
Collection: Howard C. Comfort Collection

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  • bottles - Vessels having a neck and mouth considerably narrower than the body, used for packaging and containing liquid and dry preparations. For vessels having wider necks and mouths, use "jars."
  • Gnathian - Refers to a style of vase decoration that is named for the site at Gnathia, Apulia, Italy, and dates from around 350 BCE through the early third century BCE. It is characterized by ornamentation painted in red and white on a black surface, and it has an apparent counterpart in the West Slope ware of Attica.
  • South Italian - Ancient pottery styles of southern Italy.

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