lekythos / figure
Terracotta female head partially imitating a vase (lekythos). Many of the painted details remain, including the eyebrows and lashes, tendrils of hair around the face, alternate pink and blue petals on the diadem and a red hairnet (visible at the back of the head) tied beneath with pink ribbons. The vase was made for a tomb and has no base.
- Made in: Canosa di Puglia
- (Europe,Italy,Puglia,Bari (province),Canosa di Puglia)
- Excavated/Findspot: Calvi
- (Europe,Italy,Campania,Caserta (province),Calvi (Caserta))
- Height: 35.56 centimetres
Greek & Roman Antiquities
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Object reference number: GAA130
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