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Oinochoe

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Clay red. Ovoid body, cut off for foot, and curving out to trefoil mouth; slender handle. Large female head, hair in sakkos, small scroll in front; on each side stands a closely draped youth; short band of tongue pattern above, and of egg pattern below.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson

Greek, about 4th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

18 cm (7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.296

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels