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Black glaze showing patches of brown, repainted. Designs in modern cream-colored glaze paint. About neck, dotted sprays of leaves with two hanging branches, and from center, suspended by two threads, mask of woman's head with two streamers below and details in red paint. Below this is a round...

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By date unknown: Miss B. H. Lyman Collection; gift of Miss B. H. Lyman to MFA, April 2, 1931

Credit Line

Gift of Miss B. H. Lyman

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

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 118.


Height: 10.4 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Gnathian Ware


The Ancient World