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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Artist, attributed to: Niobid Painter, Greek, Attic, active ca. 470–ca. 445 B.C.

Athenian red-figure vase fragment of a woman’s head wearing a diadem

ca. 460 B.C.–450 B.C.

Ceramic, red-figure, relief line, relief contour, interior unglazed

3.6 × 4.3 × 0.7 cm (1 7/16 × 1 11/16 × 1/4 in.)
Ruth Elizabeth White Fund
Greek, Attic
Early Classical
Containers - Ceramics

From Greece (M. Robertson); ex collection Martin Robertson (1911-2004); with Oliver Forge and Brendan Lynch Ltd., London, 2008; purchased by Yale University, 2008


“Acquisitions 2009,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2009): 142.

Thomas Mannack, “Beazley Archive Database,” (accessed 1997–2019).

Susan B. Matheson, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Yale University Art Gallery (Darmstadt, Germany: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2016), 99, no. 82, pl. 127.3.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.