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Perfume vase (aryballos) in the shape of an African head

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Head of an African. Now pale blue.

Provenance

By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, East Greek, Archaic Period, 6th century B.C.

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 504.

Dimensions

4.6 cm (1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.835

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels