oinochoe

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oi·noch·o·e

or oe·noch·o·e  (oi-nŏk′ō-ē′)
n. pl. oi·noch·o·es also oi·noch·o·ai (-ō-ī′) or oe·noch·o·es also oe·noch·o·ai (-ō-ī′)
A pitcher with a single handle used by the ancient Greeks and Romans for pouring wine.

[Greek oinokhoē : oinos, wine + khoē, a pouring out; see gheu- in Indo-European roots.]
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El relleno, con una potencia maxima de unos 2 m, estaba formado por varios estratos ricos en material arqueologico con presencia de formas a mano como copas, cuencos, ollas, cazuelas o soportes de carrete, y ceramicas a torno entre las que podemos destacar oinochoai, cuencos, copas policromas y de ceramica gris, y bordes estrechos de platos fenicios.
Whereas Myson is not known for small pots, or even other large pots (small numbers of only eight other shapes have been attributed to his hand), both the Berlin Painter and the Pan Painter painted a wide range of small- to medium-sized pots, notably neck amphoras (32% and 9% of their oeuvres, respectively), lekythoi (14% and 18%), hydrias (8% and 6%), stamnoi (6% and 2%), and oinochoai (2% and 2%).
Most of the archaeologically detectable early Greek material found overseas is |sympotic' in nature -- kraters, skyphoi, oinochoai, etc.
I have no doubt that later Attic black-figured amphoras, other than Panathenaics, were exported empty, since they receive exactly the same commercial graffiti as hydrias, oinochoai, and kraters, (37) but the pinpointing of the date of change to such a situation, whether at Athens or elsewhere, is still to be made.
12) At least eight one-handled oinochoai were found in well 1937-3, the pottery of which covers the second half of the sixth century and the beginning of the fifth.
19) The two bands on the body are now thinner and closer together than on oinochoai of the sixth century.
Whatever the case, 951 is a bridge between the one-handled form represented by C-1934-949 and contemporary two-handled oinochoai such as C-1975-307 (see below, p.
Although the presence of one-handled oinochoai in well 1934-10 indicates that the version was still in production during the third quarter of the fifth century, it is not clear when the form disappeared from the repertory of the Corinthian potter.
26) Although the New York oinochoe may not be quite as early as the earliest preserved Corinth oinochoai with one handle, nevertheless it clearly shows that the two-handled variety was introduced not much later than the one-handled form, if not at the same time--on present evidence possibly within the EC period, in the last quarter of the seventh century.
30) The foot here takes the form of the bases of most of the one-handled Corinth oinochoai from the same context, a simple disk, very slightly concave underneath.
The oinochoai in this group are carefully potted from a relatively fine fabric that is bright orange (SYR 6-7/8) in the core but lighter on the outer surface (7.
The top of the well seems to have some pottery of the second half of the fifth century, but the oinochoai all belong to the main fill, which may be dated ca.