Miniature oinochoe - ROM2018_16737_42

ROM2018_16737_42

Miniature oinochoe

Medium:Wheel-thrown earthenware, slip-painted
Geography: Made in Greece or South Italy; findspot unknown
Date: 6th or 5th century BC
Period: Greek Archaic period
Dimensions:
4.5 × 3.6 cm
Object number: 930.106.5
On view
Gallery Location:
Description

Miniature vessels of this sort were often found dedicated in sanctuaries or placed in burials. They probably had a votive function, as appropriate gifts to the gods or the dead.

Collection:
Greek World
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