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Head of helmeted warrior

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In the form of the head of a warrior wearing a crested helmet with cheek pieces; a mouth with flat lip on top of the head. Clay, pale dull red, of even texture. Traces of red and green paint remain.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. William deForest Thomson Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. William deForest Thomson to MFA, November 7, 1918

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson

Greek, East Greek, Orientalizing Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 500.

Dimensions

7.7 cm (3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

18.665

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels