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Terracotta hydria: kalpis (water jar)
Attributed to the manner of the Shuvalov Painter
ca. 430 B.C.
H. 7 3/16 in. (18.3 cm)
Purchase, Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation and Schimmel Foundation Inc. Gifts, 1984
Eros approaching seated woman
Both Eros and the woman are holding fillets (bands). Eros wears a special crown consisting of a diadem that comes to a point over the forehead and is embellished with leaflike projections.
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