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Trefoil-Mouth Oinochoe (Wine Jug)

700 BCE - 650 BCE

4 13/16 x 4 1/4 x 1/8 in. (12.2 x 10.8 x 0.3 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.150
Geography: Europe, Greece
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Oinochoai
Findspot: Abulakia.

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  • Archaic - Refers to the pottery style found in Persia around 6000 BCE. The style is characterized by fine, plain buff pottery tempered with straw that is sometimes decorated with simple red or orange painted designs.
  • oinochoai - Ancient Greek one-handled vessels used for ladling and pouring wine or water; made in a variety of jug- and pitcherlike forms.

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  • Owner Name: Clarissa Compton Dryden, Class of 1932, MA 1935
    Role: Donor
    Place: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA
    Acquisition Method: Inheritance
    Disposal Method: Donation
    Ownership Start Date: 1925
    Ownership End Date: 1950's to 1980's
    Remarks: A relative of archaeologist, Charles Densmore Curtis (1875-1925), Dryden presented the Ella Riegel Museum with items she inherited from his collection of Greek, Roman, and Etruscan artifacts throughout the 1950s-1980s

  • Owner Name: Charles Densmore Curtis (1875-1925)
    Role: Collector
    Disposal Method: Bequest
    Ownership Start Date: Likely ca. 1900
    Ownership End Date: 1925

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