Vase, Oinochoe Shape

DATE:
c. 600 BCE
MATERIAL AND TECHNIQUE:
Ceramic
CLASSIFICATION:
Containers
DIMENSIONS:
Height: 9 5/8 in. (24.448 cm) Diameter: 8 1/2 in. (21.59 cm) Diameter (Base): 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm) Diameter (of opening): 5 in. (12.7 cm)
DEPARTMENT:
Classical Art
LOCATION:
304 SNAIL GALLERY
CREDIT LINE:
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas Art Association Purchase
OBJECT NUMBER:
1970.2

General Description

The area of Greek settlements in western Anatolia known as Ionia developed a rich decorative ceramic style during the Archaic period. This oinochoe, or small wine jug, is covered in leaf, bird, and geometric patterns.

Adapted from

DMA unpublished material [1970.3], 1995.