Faience aryballos (perfume vase) in the form of two heads

Period: Archaic

Date: 4th quarter of the 6th century B.C.

Culture: East Greek

Medium: Faience

Dimensions: H. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm)

Classification: Miscellaneous-Faience

Credit Line: Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971

Accession Number: 1972.118.142

Description

This perfume vase formed of two heads with Egyptianizing wiglike hair was probably made at Naukratis, a Greek trading post in the Nile Delta.

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