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Terracotta oinochoe (jug)

Period:
Classical
Date:
5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-glaze
Dimensions:
H. 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1021.106
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Reflecting the many uses to which it was put, the oinochoe is a shape that appears in a wide variety of variants.
Richter, Gisela M. A., Marjorie J. Milne, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1922. Shapes of Greek Vases. New York.

Richter, Gisela M. A. and Marjorie J. Milne. 1935. Shapes and Names of Athenian Vases. p. 20, fig. 130, New York: Plantin Press.

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