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Terracotta Oinochoe (jug)

Ancient Greek Pottery

Terracotta Oinochoe (jug)

Ancient Greek Pottery
  • Date: c.300 BC
  • Style: Classical
  • Theme: Oinochoe
  • Genre: mythological painting
  • Media: terracotta
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Nike driving a chariot preceded by Eros with a situla (bucket). The oinochoai are open at the bottom, indicating that they were made for funerary use. The opening rendered them useless as containers but permitted liquid offerings to flow into the ground.

Attributed to the Stuttgart Group

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