|Artifact Identification||Oinochoe, Pitcher (1922.01.0067)|
|Artist/Maker||Attributed to the workshop of the Baltimore Painter|
|Period/Date||Hellenistic, 325 – 300 BCE|
|Culture||South Italian Greek|
|Location||On Exhibitin the Ancient Mediterranean exhibit|
|Dimension 1 (Height)||32.8 cm|
|Dimension 2 (Width)||12.4 cm|
|Dimension 3 (Diameter)||6.0 cm|
|Measuring Remarks||D1 and D2 include the handle. D3 is the base diameter.|
|Materials||Ceramic--Terra Cotta, Pigment--Glaze|
|Manufacturing Processes||Throwing, Firing, Glazing|
|Munsell Color Information||Black (N 2.75/) -ns Moderate Yellowish Pink ( 5 YR 6.5/4) -ns|
APULIAN RED-FIGURE TALL-NECKED OINOCHOE Shape and Ornament: Trefoil mouth, triple handle, flaring stem with torus foot. Inverted rays on neck, egg-and-dot frieze on shoulder. At base of handle a molded satyr's(?) head. On lower body, reserved band with black stripe above waves. Subject: Woman seated on stool holding an open box in her left hand and an oinochoe in her right. She wears a chiton, bracelets, necklace, and a beaded fillet. Facing her, Eros holding fillet in his right hand and a situla in his left. He is nude but for amulets and a fillet. One reverse, palmettes and volutes. Relief contour throughout. Accessory Colors: White rays on neck, woman's hair ribbon and Eros' wings, fillets. Yellow egg-and-dot frieze, stephane, oinochoe, box, stool, fillet, situla, and Eros' wings. From Leprignano. Attributed to the workshop of the Baltimore Painter by A. D. Trendall. About 325-300 B. C. -- Wisseman, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Plate 47, 1-2.
For a similar Eros and situla, see the lekanis lid in Bari 666 (RVAp II, p. 876, no. 105, pl. 336:2). A seated woman with very similar hair and drapery appears on an oinochoe in Hildesheim RM 15 (RVAp II, p. 877, no 116, pl. 337:I).
Bohen, B. et al, From Alexander to Augustus. University of Illinois: Champaign, 1983. 1983P.0028. Wisseman, Sarah U. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Philipp von Zabern: Mainz, 1989. Pages 37-38, Plate 47, 1-2. Also see unpublished student paper that argues it is not Eros but Hermaphroditus that is represented. 2012P.0068
|Credit Line/Dedication||University of Marburg Archaeological Seminar Collection|