Water jar (hydria)
about 530–520 B.C.
Near the Lysippides Painter
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
CVA Boston 2, pl. 074.
Height: 35.2 cm (13 7/8 in.); diameter: 25.9 cm (10 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Black Figure
Not On View
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.
By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund