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Bronze hydria (water jar)

Period:
Late Archaic
Date:
ca. 500–480 B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze, Gold
Dimensions:
H. with handle 18 5/16 in. (46.5 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1954
Accession Number:
54.11.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 159
On vertical handle above rim, a protome of a woman.
Said to be from the Chalcidice

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1955. "Bronze Hydriai." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 13(6): pp. 193-4.

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