Oil flask (lekythos) with woman beautifying herself
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
about 480 B.C.
the Tithonos Painter
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 084.
Overall: 35 x 12 cm (13 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Red Figure
Daily Life in Ancient Greece Gallery (Gallery 212A-B)
A woman, standing, arranges her hair, holding a mirror in her left hand. A plemochoe on the ground before her.
By 1900: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome, but said by the vendor to be from Sicily (Syracuse.)); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, February 1900
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund