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Beaked Oinochoe
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Beaked Oinochoe


Description Conservation Provenance Inscription Credit
Description An oinochoe is a vessel for pouring wine. On the shoulder is engraved: [A]NIOVM (Shuthin[a], in reverse, meaning "sepulchral"), indicating the object was consecrated in a tomb and was not to be used by the living. Adorning the top of the handle is a ram's head. The handle's base incorporates a relief of a satyr seated on a wall.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
7/17/1957Treatmentother
Provenance Mengi and Hakky Bey Collections; Dikran Kelekian, Paris and New York; Henry Walters, Baltimore, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Transcription] "NIOVM" & rams head
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
6th century BC (Archaic)
Medium
bronze
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.96
Measurements
9 5/8 x 6 1/16 x 5 5/8 in. (24.5 x 15.4 x 14.3 cm)
Geographies
  • Italy (Place of Origin)

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