|Museum Collection||Musée du Louvre, Paris|
|Catalogue No.||Louvre F99|
|Beazley Archive No.||303477|
|Ware||Attic Black Figure|
|Painter||Attributed to Type Nicosthenes or BMN Painter|
|Date||ca 525 - 475 B.C.|
A Gorgoneion (Gorgon's head) decorates the handle of the vase. The mosnter is depicted with a broad, round face, wide, staring eyes, wrinkled nose, toothy mouth, boar's tusks, lolling tongue and beard. A pair of large, handle-like serpents sprout from the sides of her head.