Fragment of a terracotta rhyton (pouring vessel) in the form of a woman
late 7th–early 6th century B.C.
H.: 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm)
Diam.: 3 11/16 in. (9.4 cm)
Gift of Torkom Demirjian, 1993
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
The forepart of this rhyton is decorated with the protome of a female figure. The head has strongly projecting brows and very large ovoid eyes with thick raised rims. The nose is large and the mouth small and downturned.