London, South Kensington
29 October 2003
A RHODIAN POTTERY HERAKLES ARYBALLOS
LATE 6TH CENTURY B.C.
In the form of the head of Herakles wearing lion pelt, depicted within the jaw of the lion's head, aperture on the crown of the head with dots around the everted rim, painted details, pierced ear lugs restored
2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) high
Sold Christie's London, 13 July 1983, lot 246.
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Cf. R. A. Higgins, Catalogue of the Terracottas, I, The British Museum, London, 1970, p. 58, no. 95 for the type.
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