Water jar (hydria) with the meeting of Dionysos and Ariadne

Greek
Late Classical Period
Second quarter of 4th century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

Height: 31.6 cm (12 7/16 in.); diameter: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

95.22

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Dionysos, standing. Ariadne, seated, with Eros hovering over her; at left, Hermes, standing; at right of Dionysos, a nymph, and a satyr, crouching or dancing.
Traces of gilding.

Provenance

1893: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: purchased in 1893 and said to have been found at Athens); 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund