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Hydria

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Object Number:MS2463
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Attic
Provenience: Greece
Attica
Manufacture Location: Attica
Date Made: 525-500 BC
Early Date: -525
Late Date: -500
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Black Figure
Iconography:Women
Fountain
Hydria
Heracles
Nemean Lion
Athena
Iolaus
Architecture
Pottery
Height: 46.3 cm
Outside Diameter:30.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Davis & Harvey (Coleman Estate Sale); Subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897

Description

Main panel: Three women at fountain with hydriai. Left to right, Woman with hydria on side on head; woman with hydria on foot on head; woman holding out hydria toward fountain. Shoulder scene: Herakles and the Nemean Lion. Athena seated at the left. Center Herakles and the Lion. Right Iolaos seated holding club (?). Sections of the panel missing, restored in plaster. Probably also handles.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989) View Objects in Exhibition
Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project.. Tufts University. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] von Greifenhagen, Adolf. 1978. "Zeichnungen nach attisch schwarzfigurigen Vasen im Deutschen Archaologischen Institut, Rom". Archaologischer Anzeiger. Vol. 93. no. 4. pg. 499-554 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 502, fig. 4-5View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Brommer, Frank. 1960. Vasenlisten zur griechischen Heldensage.. Marburg/Lahn, N. G. Elwert. ed. 2nd. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Dunkley, B. 1936. "Greek Fountain-Buildings Before 300 BC". The Annual of the British School at Athens. Vol. 36. pg. 1-212 Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Luce, Stephen B. 1917. "The Museum Journal". Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. (December). no. 2. pg. 145-155 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: fig. 61View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Auction] 1897. The Robert H. Coleman Collection of Archaeological Objects. Catalogue.. Philadelphia. Davis and Harvey's Gallery. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 41, no. 231View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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