Black figured Oinochoe

Black figured Oinochoe

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Exact museum reproduction of a fine ancient Greek black figured Oinochoe. (more information on Black figure pottery...)

Our Greek pottery items are handmade in Greece in a small family workshop using natural quality materials, superb craftsmanship and attention to detail. They are licensed and modeled after museum pieces from all over the world and bear the lead seal of authenticity.

This oinochoe features Hercules being introduced to Olympus. On the left Poseidon, trident in hand watches the scene while in front of him Hermes makes a gesture of welcome. Then follows Athena carrying a shield with a large owl on it. On the right the hero has his sword, bow and his arrows in the quiver, which he carries on his back.6th century B.C. National Archaeological Museum, Athens.

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Characteristics

Material
Ceramic & hand painted
Size
25 cm (10 in.)

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