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Decoration Description: Clay pale buff with bits of mica. Slight remains of white and red (?): Interior, Large female head with white on necklace; in front an elaborate scroll once red (?); near the edge a narrow garland once red (?); Exterior, wave pattern near the edge.. Shape Description: Low...

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By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson to MFA, 1919

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson

Greek, South Italian, Late Classical Period, 350–330 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Paestum, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 103.


7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World