Hydria (water jar)

Italic, Etruscan
Archaic Period
about 500 B.C.
Close to The Micali Painter


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 573.

Dimensions

Height: 43.1 cm (16 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.8062

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Pale clay. On the shoulder, bearded Triton with a fishtail pursuing a hippocamp. On the body: a youth driving a biga and clothed figures running behind and before. The figure in front looks back at the chariot. A nude boy faces to the left.

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