Head-vase

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
3rd century A.D.


Dimensions

Height: 24 cm (9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1971.359

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Slip Ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Mold-made oinochoe in shape of youth’s head. Intricate braided hair style. Inscription on neck: EX OFICYNA (SIC) OLIT/RI sis

Tunisia.

Provenance

By date unknown: Jerome M. Eisenberg and Frederick Richman Collections; gift of Jerome M. Eisenberg and Frederick Richman to MFA, October 13, 1971

Credit Line

Gift of Jerome M. Eisenberg and Frederick Richman