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ID number:  BIRRC-X0711
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Archaeology Collection
Title / Object name:  Oinochoe
Object type:  Ceramic
Date made:  7th century BC
Materials:  Clay
Measurements:  29.76 x 17.41 cm
BIRRC-X0711.jpg

Oinochoe, made in the Middle Wild Goat Style; voluted handles, wild goat, sphinx and pecking goose in black and red paint on top regester. Below is a register containing traces of four more goats. Bottom regester filled with vegetable motif resembling lotuses. Filling motifs. Light yellowish brown fabric, fine ware. No visible inclusions. Reconstructed from fragments. Badly surface - damaged, loss of paint especially in upper body and shoulder area. Colour: fabric 10YR 8/3 (very pale brown), paint 7.5YR N3/ (very dark grey), 10R 3/2 (dusky red). Slightly larger than oinochoe, X0710. Goose's back faces sphinx's hindquarters. Lowest regester as on X0710 but with no incised detail. Handle decorated in a similar way to X0710.

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