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.(21) Their contexts are, as far as it is possible to discern, elite ones.
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.
Among the fragmentary vases were three certain one-handled oinochoai: C-1934-949 (Fig.
56-57), well 1934-10 contained at least as many, if not more, two-handled as one-handled Corinth oinochoai. This is symptomatic of a decline in the production of the one-handled Corinth oinochoe in favor of the two-handled version.
C-1975-135 and 308 are one-handled oinochoai; 307 is two-handled, 132-23 probably similar.
320 C-1931-238 seventh to last quarter of third 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 (7.5YR 6-7/8), with a few small to medium white and dark inclusions.
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.
(49) A similar opposition can be detected in funerary assemblages in which bridge-spouted jars and cups, as well as miniature storage jars, appear to have been included as customary belongings of the dead, while impressive numbers of pouring vessels such as juglets and pitchers (oinochoai), together with conical cups, are primarily associated with annexes and ritual places outside the tombs, as exemplified by the funerary complex at Kamilari.