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Oinochoe

Object Number:
MS548
Current Location:
Culture:
Corinthian
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Vulci
Manufacture Location:
Corinth
Locus:
Tomb 5
Period:
Early Corinthian
Date Made:
620-590 BC
Early Date:
-620
Late Date:
-590
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Iconography:
Duck
Panther
Sphinx
Swan
Goat
Doe
Lion
Description:
Trefoil oinochoe with narrow foot. Trefoil mouth flares out broadly. Three friezes of animals. Shoulder frieze: duck flanked by lion and sphinx on the left and panther, owl and sphinx on the right. Central frieze: swan flanked by sphinx and lion on left and by sphinx and panther on the right. Under handle feline flanked by siren with displayed wings on the left and grazing doe on the right. Bottom frieze: swan flanked by lion, grazing goat and grazing doe on the left and panther, then grazing goat and panther. All friezes have filling ornaments of dots, bolbs, incised blobs and incised rosettes. On inside of neck: old label inscibed GC 45 and in ink: no. 2.
Height:
44.3cm
Outside Diamater:
30.4cm
Other Number:
2   -   Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)
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Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989)
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Mini Greek Exhibit (09 Oct 1989 - 1994)
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Bibliography:

[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project.
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[Book] Schaus, Gerald P. & Benson, Jack L. 1995. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: The University Museum. University Museum 2; USA 29. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 60-61; pl. 38, 1-4
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[Book] Amyx, D. A. 1988. Corinthian Vase-Painting of the Archaic Period. 1-3. : Page/Fig./Plate: 144
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[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 98, no. 3, pl. LII
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[Book] Payne, Humfry. 1931. Necrocorinthia: A Study of Corinthian Art in the Archaic Period. : Page/Fig./Plate: 298,no.731
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[Article] Rambo, E. F. 1919. "On the design of Greek Vases". The Museum Journal. 10 (1): 8-14. : Page/Fig./Plate: 11
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