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Head-vase

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Mold-made oinochoe in shape of youth's head. Intricate braided hair style. Inscription on neck: EX OFICYNA (SIC) OLIT/RI sis Tunisia.

Provenance

By date unknown: Jerome M. Eisenberg and Frederick Richman Collections; gift of Jerome M. Eisenberg and Frederick Richman to MFA, October 13, 1971

Credit Line

Gift of Jerome M. Eisenberg and Frederick Richman

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, 3rd century A.D.

Dimensions

Height: 24 cm (9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1971.359

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Slip Ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels