Dipylon oinochoe inscription

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Cristian Violatti
by Durutomo
published on 02 January 2015
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The Dipylon oinochoe inscription is a short text carved on an ancient Greek pottery vessel dated to c. 740 BC. It is one of the oldest known examples of the use of the Greek alphabet. The letters are scratched on a wine jug (oinochoe) which was in the ancient Dipylon Cemetery (Athens). The vessel is today located in the National Archaeological Museum of Athens.

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Durutomo, . (2015, January 02). Dipylon oinochoe inscription. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3425/dipylon-oinochoe-inscription/

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Durutomo, . "Dipylon oinochoe inscription." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 02, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3425/dipylon-oinochoe-inscription/.

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