East Greek oinochoe decorated in 'Wild Goat' style with birds - ROM2018_16863_20

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East Greek oinochoe decorated in 'Wild Goat' style with birds

Medium:Wheel-thrown earthenware, slip-painted
Geography: Made in South Ionia, probably at Miletos, Turkey; findspot unknown
Date: about 620-590 BC
Period: Greek Archaic period
Object number: 920.69.4
Credit Line: Gift of Sigmund Samuel
On view
Gallery Location:Gallery of Greece
DescriptionThis oinochoe (jug) with a trefoil mouth is decorated in a style known as the 'Wild Goat style', named after the most common subject matter (goats). This jug features a row of six geese, the front goose has its wings raised.
Collection:
Greek World
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