Terracotta oinochoe (jug) with lid
- 4th quarter of the 8th century B.C.
- Greek, Attic
- H.: 14 3/4 in. (37.5 cm)
Other (H. with lid): 17 1/8 in. (43.5 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Rogers Fund, 1910
- Accession Number:
- 10.210.6a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 151
The word oinochoe combines the Greek terms for "wine" and "pour." This shape, in its many varieties and generally on a smaller scale, became the standard Greek jug.