Head Vase


Location: On Display in the Greece Gallery

From: Italy | Apulia

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

Object Number MS4811
Current Location Greece Gallery - On Display
Provenience Italy | Apulia
Date Made 499-400 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic

Frontal head; disk base at bottom of neck. At center of top of head is the lower part of the neck of the spout and behind it is the stub of the lower attachment of the handle. Of the hair only a thick roll is represented framing the forehead and sides of the head. Pointed ears. Above the center of the forehead on the roll of hair is a lunate applique in which are impressed a circular depression, a curving line and two dots. Thick lips.

Credit Line Purchased from Wilder M. Perry, Exec. of the Estate of Frances Stearns, 1912

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