Aryballos with plastic female head
6th century B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia, Thebes
Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 539.
Height: 11.6 cm (4 9/16 in.); diameter: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.).
Medium or Technique
Not On View
In form of a girl’s head rising from seeming mouth of vase. Below neck triangles and lines. Right half of lip lost.
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
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund