Head Vase


Location: On Display in the Greece Gallery

From: Mediterranean

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS5409
Current Location Greece Gallery - On Display
Culture Attic | Greek
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Archaic Greek Period
Date Made 500-450 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Red Figure
Iconography Female Head | Ivy

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 22.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Dillwyn Parrish, 1914
Other Number 1 - Collector Number

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