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Hydria

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Object Number:
MS4053
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Attic
Provenience:
Italy
Manufacture Location:
Attica
Date Made:
c. 550-500 BC
Early Date:
-530
Late Date:
-500
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Black Figure
Iconography:
Apollo
Peleus
Thetis
Wedding
Description:
Wedding procession. Left to right, bearded man and woman side by side. Woman holds a large circular object which has knobs at frequent intervals. Man holds a goad that runs diagonally across the scene. Next, a youth with long hair playing a kithara, Apollo (?). At right, raised hand and breast of woman. On the shoulder frieze: legs of a warrior to left, and a chariot wheel.
Height:
5.5cm
Width:
14cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert H. Lamborn, 1898

Bibliography:

[Article] McDaniel, Walton B. 1918. "The so-called athlete's ring". AJA. 22 (3): 295-303.
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