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Aryballos with sculpted decoration

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In form of a girl's head rising from seeming mouth of vase. Below neck triangles and lines. Right half of lip lost.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, 6th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Thebes, Boiotia, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 539.

Dimensions

Height: 11.6 cm (4 9/16 in.); diameter: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.).

Accession Number

01.8056

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels