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Head Vase

Object Number:
MS5409
Current Location:
Greece Gallery
Culture:
Attic
Greek
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Archaic Greek Period
Date Made:
500-450 BC
Early Date:
-500
Late Date:
-450
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Red Figure
Iconography:
Female Head
Ivy
Description:
Plastic head of young woman. Hair fully glazed except for a fringe around forehead and temples consisting of a quadruple row of tiny beading. An ivy garland in applied white in hair. Vessel neck and trefoil lip rising from top of head. Handle rises from back of head, arching over and down to lip. Intact. Flat bottom.
Height:
22.5cm

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989)
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Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)
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Bibliography:

[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project.
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[Book] Beazley, John D. 1971. Paralipomena: Additions to Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters and Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters (Second Edition).
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[Book] Beazley, John D. 1963. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters.
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[Book] Beazley, J. D. 1942. Attic Red-figure Vase-Painters.
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[Article] Dohan, Edith H. 1931. "Two Plastic Vases". The University Museum Bulletin. 2 (4): 123-127.
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[Article] Dohan, E. H. 1931. "Two Plastic Vases". The University Museum Bulletin. 2 (4): 123-127.
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[Article] Beazley, J. D. 1929. "Charinos". The Journal of Hellenic Studies. 49 (1): 38-78.
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