Agora Object: P 15840
Inventory Number:   P 15840
Section Number:   ΟΑ 1061
Title:   Red Figure Oinochoe
ΤΙΤΛΟΣ:   Oινοχόη με παράσταση Aθηνάς που ανεβαίνει σε άρμα 410 π.Χ. περίπου
Category:   Pottery
Description:   Most of body, parts of neck, mouth and handle missing; restored in plaster. The profile not certainly complete, but many fragments, joining at the back of the vase, provide an approximation. Round mouth with elaborately profiled lip, tall concave-sided neck, a ridge at its junction with the shoulder; triangular handle, neck to shoulder. Slender ovoid body on elaborately moulded foot. Upper front part of vase entirely missing; nothing preserved of the mastoi.
Reserved: the top of the lip and the upper member of its vertical face; the vertical face of the shoulder ridge, around the front of the vase only; a deep groove around the top of the foot; the vertical face of the foot, and its underside. Unglazed inside.
Ornament: egg and dot around lower member of lip, and at bottom of scene (not continuing around back of vase); tongue pattern on shoulder. Wreath in added clay around neck. No ornament under handle.
Figured scene: Lower left part preserved: figure draped in Doric chiton mounting a chariot right drawn by at least three horses.
Technique: relief contour for the chariot and for the horses' legs; black border on chiton; irregular black to brown brush strokes (suggesting wood?) on edge of chariot floor. Drawing in fine black line, uneven and scratchy.
ΠΕΡΙΓΡΑΦΗ:   Ερυθρόμορφη οινοχόη, με παράσταση από το κάτω τμήμα άρματος. Λείπουν θραύσματα από το σώμα, το λαιμό, το στόμιο και η λαβή του αγγείου.
Notes:   This and the following (P 15841, ΟΑ 1062) give the shape characteristic (with some variations in treatment of foot and lip) for the oinochoai of this deposit, i.e. P 14793 (OA 1006) and P 15840-P 15854 (ΟΑ 1061-ΟΑ 1975), so far as the preserved fragments can indicate.
Context:   Oinochoe deposit.
Notebook Page:   2516
Negatives:   Leica, XX-42, XXIV-60, XXV-19, 85-95, 85-96, color slide
Dimensions:   Rest. H. 0.267; Est. Diam. 0.117; Diam. (lip) 0.112, (base) 0.067
Date:   12-15 April 1939
Section:   ΟΑ
Deposit:   U 26:1
Period:   Greek
Bibliography:   Museum Guide (2014), p. 160.
    Hesperia 31 (1962), no. 1, p. 84, fig. 1 and pl. 28:1.
    Hesperia 9 (1940), p. 299, fig. 40.
    ARV2, p. 1697, sub p. 1518.
    Agora XXX, no. 809, pl. 83.
References:   Publications (4)
Publication Pages (4)
Drawing: PD 484 (DA 6696)
Drawing: PD 1100-a (DA 6711)
Images (27)
Object: Agora XXX, no. 809
Deposit: U 26:1
Card: P 15840
Card: P 15840