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Ribbed, wide-mouth oinochoe (wine jug) depicting two putti(cherubs) arguing over a cockfight

Ribbed, wide-mouth <i>oinochoe</i> (wine jug) depicting two <i>putti</i>(cherubs) arguing over a cockfight

Ribbed, wide-mouth oinochoe (wine jug) depicting two putti(cherubs) arguing over a cockfight

Pottery

H: 32; Diam: 16 cm

Gift of Jan Mitchell, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum

Accession number:

74.9.10

Archaeology/Classical Archaeology

Gnathia pottery, a South Italian type, is the first Hellenistic ware in which the decoration is painted in color, usually white and golden yellow, over a black background.

From the Israel Museum publications:

Merhav, Rivka, The Jan Mitchell Gift to the Israel Museum, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1974

Exhibitions:

Animals in Ancient Art: The Leo Mildenberg Collection, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 16/10/1986 - 31/08/1987

Past and Present: The Jan Mitchell Gift to the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 03/09/1974 - 05/04/1974