From: Italy | Apulia

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

Object Number L-64-537
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Gnathian | South Italian
Provenience Italy | Apulia
Manufacture Location Gnathia
Date Made 350-250 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic

molded head of snake at top of handle. On the neck yellow and white painted pointed rosette between two small dot rosettes. Body grooved; reserve space around base.

Oinochoe, shape 3. No incisions. Ring foot; plump body separated from neck by a wheel-run groove painted white. Slender neck, spreading below and flaring above to trefoil lip. Handle circular in section rises from shoulder to back of lip (does not arch above); terminal ornament above is a lion's head (?). Body is covered with closely spaced reeding all around (evidently done by hand). Lower wall, foot and underside unglazed.


Height 21.1 cm
Outside Diameter 11 cm
Other Number 14-331 - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number

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