Terracotta oinochoe (jug) with lid
Attributed to the Canessa Painter
ca. 590–570 B.C.
H.: 8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1906
Two friezes of animals
The broad-bottomed oinochoe, represented by this example, is a characteristic and very long-lived shape in Corinth. The presence of a lid distinguishes it from oinochoai of other Greek regions as well. Although the conventional name is retained, the shape was not necessary used to pour wine.