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Attic red figure fragment of a rhyton

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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.

Provenance

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

Greek, Classical Period, about 460 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

7.7 cm (3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

26.15

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels