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Title: A Cypro-Phoenician Oinochoe in Attic Black-Figure
Author(s): FLETCHER, Richard
Journal: Ancient West & East
Volume: 7 Date: 2008
This paper deals with an Attic black-figure oinochoe found in a tomb at Marion but held at Nicosia, Cyprus. It is the opinion of the author that this oinochoe, and the fragments of oinochoai of the same type found on Cyprus, are clearly derived from Cypro-Phoenician jugs, which are themselves very late in a particular tradition of jugs in the Levant. The Marion oinochoe displays an extreme point in that development soon to be superseded by purely Greek forms. The features of this vase conform to the characteristics of Cypro-Phoenician jugs, showing distinct metallising features, but there are no exact parallels in East or West.