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Dull black glaze on yellow-red clay; horned female head in high relief in field; right breast exposed, right hand holds a large bunch of grapes, left hand holds ? glaze much worn.

Provenance

According to MFA Register of Pottery and Porcelain, no. 4: from the ruins of the temple of Artemis at Ephesus; by 1883: with M. A. Carandonis & Bros; purchased by MFA from M. A. Carandonis & Bros., January 18, 1883, for $75.00 (the total price for MFA 83.1-83.7 and 83.474)

Credit Line

Everett Fund

Greek, East Greek,

Accession Number

83.5

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture