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Mug (oinochoe type 8B)

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A woman's head is in profile to the left, wearing a kekryphalos, a yellow necklace, and yellow earrings. The wreath of ivy around the rim has white leaves and an incised stem. A palmette is under the handle, and there are scrolling tendrils along the sides. The floral motifs and parts of the...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Michael Filides Collection; gift of Michael Filides to MFA, April 10, 1969

Credit Line

Gift of Michael Filides

Greek, South Italian, Late Classical to Early Hellenistic Period, 330–320 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 055.

Dimensions

Height: 8.2 cm (3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

69.55

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels