Perfume vase (aryballos) in the shape of an African head

Greek, East Greek
Archaic Period
6th century B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 504.

Dimensions

4.6 cm (1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.835

Medium or Technique

Faience

On View

Evanthea and Leo Condakes Gallery (Gallery 113A)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Head of an African. Now pale blue.

Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from
Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900