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oinochoe

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1836,0224.202

  • Description

    Pottery: red-figured oinochoe (shape 6) with spout.
    Two ephebi. The one on left, leaning forward with draped left arm on a staff, holds out a fluted phiale towards the other, who stands en face but looks at him, with an oinochoe hanging in his right hand and a kylix by one handle in his left. Each wears a fillet with three upright rays issuing from it.
    Late stage of fine style. The design occupies the shoulder. Purple is used for the head-dress of the hand and the rays of the left hand figure. Eye in profile. Round the neck is a myrtle-wreath, with stem and flowers in purple. Immediately below the shoulder, egg pattern.

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  • Producer name

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 430BC-410BC (circa)
  • Production place

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Ware

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 19.05 centimetres
  • Bibliography

    • Old Catalogue 897 bibliographic details
    • Vase E565 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G20a/dc53

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1836

  • Department

    Greek & Roman Antiquities

  • Registration number

    1836,0224.202

Pottery: red-figured oinochoe (shape 6) with spout.  Two ephebi. The one on left, leaning forward with draped left arm on a staff, holds out a fluted phiale towards the other, who stands en face but looks at him, with an oinochoe hanging in his right hand and a kylix by one handle in his left. Each wears a fillet with three upright rays issuing from it.  Late stage of fine style. The design occupies the shoulder. Purple is used for the head-dress of the hand and the rays of the left hand figure. Eye in profile. Round the neck is a myrtle-wreath, with stem and flowers in purple. Immediately below the shoulder, egg pattern.

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Pottery: red-figured oinochoe (shape 6) with spout. Two ephebi. The one on left, leaning forward with draped left arm on a staff, holds out a fluted phiale towards the other, who stands en face but looks at him, with an oinochoe hanging in his right hand and a kylix by one handle in his left. Each wears a fillet with three upright rays issuing from it. Late stage of fine style. The design occupies the shoulder. Purple is used for the head-dress of the hand and the rays of the left hand figure. Eye in profile. Round the neck is a myrtle-wreath, with stem and flowers in purple. Immediately below the shoulder, egg pattern.

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