logo
OPEN TODAY 10 AM – 5 PM

Head Vase

Object Number:L-64-207
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Daunian
Provenience: Italy
Apulia
Date Made: 299-200 BCE
Early Date: -299
Late Date: -200
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Male Head
Height: 40 cm
Outside Diameter:14.5 cm
Other Number:99-194 - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number

Description

Libation vessel, no bottom. In form of male head with neck and trefoil spout projecting vertically from top of head. Handle, roughly circular in section, rises from back of head to a point above spout and down to back of spout. Head is clean shaven. Jaw line and chin form a triangle. Ears stick out prominently. Recomposed from a number of pieces. Traces of white and, in spout, also of red. Light brown clay.

Bibliography:

[Book] Pryce, F. N. 1932. CVA: British Museum.. London. CVA, British Museum. Vol. Fascicule 7. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: IV.D.a, pl. 19, nos. 4-6View Objects related to this Type Citation

You may also be interested in these objects:


Report problems and issues to digitalmedia@pennmuseum.org.