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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 had knobs at frequent intervals. Next, a youth with long hair playing a lyre. At right, raised hand and breast of woman holdong a stick which crosses diagonally on the hither side of the youth. The circular object was once reguarded as a bronze ring like the one in the University Museum, number not determined, illustrated in the AJA article sited below. fig. 1. Mrs. Dohan remarked "Wedding procession for possibility of 'bronze ring' being wreath see Corpus Vasorum France, fasc. 9. Louvre fasc. 6, IIIHC, plates 64, 7; 65, 1 &$. For both style of figures and interpretation of wedding scene see CVA Louvre III, IIIHE- pl. 22, 2, 3,
Height:
5.5cm
Width:
14cm

Bibliography:

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