Oil flask (aryballos)
Greek, East Greek
about 550 B.C.
8 cm (3 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Evanthea and Leo Condakes Gallery (Gallery 113A)
Head of Herakles wearing his lionskin. Buff clay partly encrusted; traces of red paint. Fine modeling of all the features.
By 1970: with Mathias Komor, 19 East 71st Street, New York, N.Y. 10021 (said to come from Rhodes); purchased by MFA from Mathias Komor, March 11, 1970
Arthur Mason Knapp Fund