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Mastoid Skyphos A. A woman is seated to the left on two yellow-streaked rocks, holding a yellow box or basket in her right hand. She wears shoes, necklace, earrings, bracelets, and radiate stephane, all yellow, as well as a kekryphalos and chiton. B: A head of a woman wearing a necklace,...

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By date unknown: Horace L. Mayer Collection; November 13, 1958: loaned to MFA by Horace L. Mayer (as 127.58); gift of Horace L. Mayer to MFA, December 11, 1958

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Greek, South Italian, Late Classical Period, 340–330 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 059.


Height: 9.1 cm (3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World