Terracotta hydria (water jar)
- Attributed to a Painter of the Archippe Group
- ca. 550 B.C.
- Greek, Attic
- Terracotta; black-figure
- H. 13 1/16 in. (33.1 cm)
diameter 8 3/4 in. (22.3 cm)
maximum width 10 13/16 in. (27.4 cm)
diameter of foot 4 9/16 in. (11.5 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Purchase, Rogers Fund and Helen H. Mertens, Norbert Schimmel, and Ron V. Gillespie Gifts, 1983
- Accession Number:
A couple recline on a couch, while a dog lies under a low table laden with food. A man and a woman approach from either side with wreaths and fillets. The scene may represent the god Dionysos and his consort, Ariadne.