The oinochoe is a jug of wine used to remove wine from a crater-where it has been watered-before serving it. Phoenicians taught the Greeks the knowledge of wine production and not only traded wine produced in Canaan but also developed markets for wines produced in colonies and ports throughout the Mediterranean. This stylized oinochoe is a very refined piece of terracotta painted in red with a long ribbed neck at its base and three decorative protuberances. It has an elongated handle, very beautifully decorated at the top with a horse head probably representing the Hippocampus,
Provenance: Archaeological Gallery, USA, 2017 / All items that we offer for sale will be combined with an export approval issued by the ministry of the Spanish culture department and certificate of authenticity.
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- Terre cuite
- Oinochoe, 25,7 cm
- Siècle/ Période
- ca. 8th century B.C
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