Water jar (hydria)

Greek
Archaic Period
about 530–520 B.C.
Near the Lysippides Painter


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 2, pl. 074.

Dimensions

Height: 35.2 cm (13 7/8 in.); diameter: 25.9 cm (10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.8125

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Main scene on body: Four gesturing women, walking to the right, bear water jars (two hydriai and two kalpides) on their heads.
Scene on shoulder: a helmeted warrior, on one knee, holding shield and spear, is attacked by two horsemen with spears.

Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund