Drinking cup (kantharos) in the form of a head
first or 2nd century A.D.
Height: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.); diameter: 4.7 cm (1 7/8 in.).
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Lead Glazed
Not On View
Lead glazed ware, brown. Amphora in the form of a female head; between handles and back, formal leaf pattern.
By date unknown: Charles Bain Hoyt Collection (according to his associate Burdon-Muller, the Hoyt "Greek & Roman glass and lead-glazed vases were all purchased from Kelekian and Kouchakji in New York"; bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt to MFA, May 11, 1950
Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt—Charles Bain Hoyt Collection