Greek, South Italian
Late Classical to Early Hellenistic Period
about 330–320 B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Italy, Apulia
Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 067.
20.3 cm (8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Boar’s head. On the front of the neck is painted a female head in profile to the left; she weats a striped kekryphalos and earrings.
There are palmette scrolls on either side of the head and crude tongues on the cyma-recta molding of the lip. On the nostrils, mouth, tusks, and forehead crest of the boar are traces of added white and yellow.
By date unknown: Mrs. S. D. Warren Collection; gift of Mrs. S. D. Warren to MFA, 1897
Gift of Mrs. S. D. Warren