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Boar's head. On the front of the neck is painted a female head in profile to the left; she weats a striped kekryphalos and earrings. There are palmette scrolls on either side of the head and crude tongues on the cyma-recta molding of the lip. On the nostrils, mouth, tusks, and forehead crest...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. S. D. Warren Collection; gift of Mrs. S. D. Warren to MFA, 1897

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. S. D. Warren

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

Place of Manufacture

Apulia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 067.

Dimensions

20.3 cm (8 in.)

Accession Number

97.64

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels