Oinochoe (Pitcher) (Primary Title)

Circle of the, Rose Painter (Artist)

ca. 330 BC
Greek, South Italian (Gnathian)
Overall: 8 1/8 × 5 1/8 in. (20.64 × 13.02 cm)
Ancient theater used stock characters with stock masks. The mask featured on this vase is of a hetaira (courtesan), one of the character types that appear in Middle Comedy, a form of comedy that arose around the beginning of the 4th century BC.
Adolph D. and Wilkins C. Williams Fund
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