|MATERIAL||Pottery, Malacena ware|
|PERIOD||3rd Century B.C|
|DIMENSIONS||150 mm x 100 mm|
|PROVENANCE||Ex Private collection, S.A., collected in 1970s|
An oenochoe, also spelled oinochoe (Ancient Greek: οἰνοχόη; from Ancient Greek: οἶνος oînos, “wine” and Ancient Greek: χέω khéō, “I pour,” sense “wine-pourer”; plural oinochoai), is a wine jug and a key form of ancient Greek pottery. Intermediate between a pithos (large storage vessel) or amphora (transport vessel), and individual cups or bowls, it held fluid for several persons temporarily until it could be poured.