Water jar (hydria) with three women in a domestic scene
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
29.3 cm (11 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Red Figure
Lady seated to right in a chair (klismos), wearing a chiton and himation with her hair tied with a ribbon, takes a fillet or sash from a box. A maid stands on either side. The one in front of her wears a peplos and holds a box of valuables. The one behind wears a chiton and himation and has her hair in a sakkos. A fillet hangs on the wall behind them.
By 1876: Thomas G. Appleton Collection (purchased from Alessandro Castellani and said to be from Nola); gift of Thomas G. Appleton to MFA, 1876
Gift of Thomas Gold Appleton