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Terracotta Hadra hydria (water jar)

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Ptolemaic
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
Other: 15 3/4 x 10 7/8 in. (40 x 27.6 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1890
Accession Number:
90.9.49
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
On body, wave pattern; on shoulder, conventional ornaments.
Said to be from the eastern necropolis at Hadra, Alexandria, Egypt

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