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Oinochoe(?) (Wine Jug) Neck/Body Fragment

7th century BCE

maximum length
1 5/16 x 1 5/16 x 1/4 in. (3.3 x 3.3 x 0.6 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.1551
Geography: Asia or Europe, Greece or Turkey
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Oinochoai
Culture/Nationality: Possibly East Greek
Findspot: Possibly Naukratis

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This object has the following keywords:
  • 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.
  • East Greek
  • 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.
  • oinochoai - Ancient Greek one-handled vessels used for ladling and pouring wine or water; made in a variety of jug- and pitcherlike forms.
  • 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)."
  • 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.

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  • maximum length Dimensions: 1 5/16 x 1 5/16 x 1/4 in. (3.3 x 3.334 x 0.6 cm)

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