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Trefoil oinochoe

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The body is decorated in three rows of abstract patterns in relief with incised outlines. The handle ends in a female head with hair in two long tresses, and simian heads as side terminals on rim.

Provenance

By 1968: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., November 13, 1968

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund

Italic, Etruscan, Archaic Period, 6th century B.C.

Dimensions

Height (max.): 53 cm (20 7/8 in.) Height (to lip): 50.5 cm (19 7/8 in.); Diameter (max.): 31 cm (12 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

68.699

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Bucchero

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels