Attic red figure fragment of a rhyton

Classical Period
about 460 B.C.

Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens


7.7 cm (3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Not On View


The Ancient World



Female head in relief. On the background remains of red figure drapery.
[Label text]:
This fragment of a larger vase preserves a female head in relief that was once part of a large scene with other figures.


By 1885: with Daniel Z. Noorian (according to his letter of January 14, 1926: purchased by me in the early part of January 1885, when we visted [sic] the ruins of Babylon); January 14, 1926: purchased from Daniel Z. Noorian, 40 East 57th Street, New York by Denman Ross; gift of Denman Ross to MFA, February 4, 1926

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection