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North Ionian Geometric Bird Oinochoe (Wine Jug) Neck Sherd

650 BCE - 615 BCE

1 15/16 x 2 11/16 x 1 in. (4.9 x 6.8 x 2.6 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2009.14.1190
Other Number(s): B60-67 (Site No.)
Geography: Asia, Turkey
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Oinochoai
Collection: Tarsus Excavation
Findspot: Find Spot: Gözlükule, Tarsus, Turkey, EW Street; Date: 1938; Meters: 13.00-15.50

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  • Anatolian - Refers to the culture and styles that developed in antiquity in the geographical area of modern Turkey.
  • Ionian - Distinctive pottery painting styles produced in ancient Ionia, a region of central coastal Anatolia in present-day Turkey.
  • necks - Relatively narrow, or constricted parts of containers, such as the slender portion of a bottle or vase between the mouth and the shoulders.
  • sherds - Limited to fragments of pottery or glass.
  • vase paintings - Refers to two-dimensional decoration applied to pottery by using paint made of metallic oxides or other pigments held in suspension in slip or another medium. The term is particularly used to refer to Ancient Greek red- and black-figure works. See also "porcelain paintings (visual works)."

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