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Terracotta hydria (water jar)

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
ca. 330–300 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Apulian
Medium:
Terracotta; black-glaze
Dimensions:
H. 28 5/8 in. (72.7 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1909
Accession Number:
09.221.46a
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
A wreath—now almost lost—circles the neck.
Said to have been found in Teano

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1910. "Department of Classical Art: The Accessions of 1909--III. Vases and Terra-Cottas." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 5 (6): pp. 142, 145, fig. 6.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 130, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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