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Interior: A large female head is facing left, wearing a striped kekryphalos, earrings, a double-strand necklace, and a radiate stephane. Added yellow is used for the jewelry, the stripes on the kekryphalos, and the fillet securing the chignon. Floral ornaments are in the field at left and...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Horace L. Mayer Collection; March 7, 1958: loaned to MFA by Horace L. Mayer (as 45.58); gift of Horace L. Mayer to MFA, December 11, 1958

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Greek, South Italian, Early Hellenistic Period, about 320–310 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 068.

Dimensions

Height: 3.7 cm (1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

58.1279

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels