The Beautiful Child, Vase Painting

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Illustration

Branko van Oppen
by British Museum
published on 15 June 2019
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The Beautiful Child, Vase Painting

Vase painting (on a white-ground wine pitcher) depicting a young woman spinning wool from distaff, twisting a thread between the fingers of her right hand (ceramic oinochoe, 21.6 cm, detail; found in Locri, created in Attica; ca. 490-470 BCE; BM reg. no. 1873,0820.304). The the (viewer’s) right an inscription reads: ΗΕΠΑΙΣΚΑΛΕ (ή παΐς καλή, “the beautiful girl”). Image courtesy of the Trustees of the British Museum, London.

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Museum, B. (2019, June 15). The Beautiful Child, Vase Painting. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/10921/

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Museum, British. "The Beautiful Child, Vase Painting." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 15, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/10921/.

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Museum, British. "The Beautiful Child, Vase Painting." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 15 Jun 2019. Web. 30 Mar 2020.

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