Aryballos with plastic female head

Greek
Archaic Period
6th century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia, Thebes

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 539.

Dimensions

Height: 11.6 cm (4 9/16 in.); diameter: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.).

Accession Number

01.8056

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

In form of a girl’s head rising from seeming mouth of vase. Below neck triangles and lines. Right half of lip lost.

Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris: said from Thebes.); purchased for MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund