Head of helmeted warrior

Greek, East Greek
Orientalizing Period


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 500.

Dimensions

7.7 cm (3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

18.665

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

In the form of the head of a warrior wearing a crested helmet with cheek pieces; a mouth with flat lip on top of the head.
Clay, pale dull red, of even texture. Traces of red and green paint remain.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. William deForest Thomson Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. William deForest Thomson to MFA, November 7, 1918

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson