Head vase

Greek
Late Archaic Period
about 510
Epilykos Class


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

Height: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

98.888

Medium or Technique

Ceramic,

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

In form of two Africans’ heads, back to back; mouth of a lekythos.

Condition: Hair treated plastically, with traces of red.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: found at Eretria); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund