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Pitcher (oinochoe)

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Small oinochoe with trefoil mouth; high looped handle with cross-strut to rim. Horizontal lines on handle. Reserved band on shoulder has five large cross-hatched standing triangles; below, two narrow reserved bands. The remainder of exterior black glazed.


By 1959: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection (acquired in July, 1959 from La Reine Margot in Paris); gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, October 8, 1959

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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Greek, Late Protogeometric Period, about 900 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece


14 cm (5 1/2 in.)

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The Ancient World