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Oinochoe

Object Number:
MS5692
Current Location:
Culture:
Attic
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Manufacture Location:
Attica
Period:
Archaic Greek Period
Date Made:
525-475 BC
Early Date:
-525
Late Date:
-475
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Black Figure
Iconography:
Dionysos
Maenad
Grafitto
Description:
Oinochoe shape I. Intact. Fully black glazed except for underside of foot and the panel on front (opposite the handle). In panel is a seated Dionysos, facing left, mantle around legs and lower torso and drawn up over his proper left shoulder. On either side of him is a standing female figure, no doubt a maenad, facing inward. Vines around and above the 3 figures. Tongue pattern above; at sides two vertical lines of dots bordered by vertical lines of dots bordered by vertical lines. On base two Etruscan graffiti.
Height:
19.5cm
Outside Diamater:
13cm

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)
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