A Mycenaean terracotta oinochoe, c. 14th-12th Centuries B.C

An oinochoe is a jug with a truncated cone body, a developed neck, with a handle on the top and a rounded mouth. Its function was to take the wine out of the crater before serving it. The spherical body is decorated in reddish tones with surrounding bands, a wavy band around the neck, the strap handle and the flat edge with remains of red clay.


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