Description This head decorated a "hydria" (water jug) at the place where the handle attached to the rim. The facial characteristics are typical of Corinthian works, especially the high, prominent brow, long nose, and shallow, curved chin. The delicately etched arrangement of the hair, the thickly rimmed eyelids, and the horizontal mouth date this piece to the late Archaic period.
Provenance Canessa, Paris and Naples; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1906, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1906
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