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Terracotta hydria:kalpis (water jar)

Attributed to the Chicago Painter
Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 450 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
12 1/2 × 12 × 10 in. (31.8 × 30.5 × 25.4 cm) Diam. of rim: 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm) Diam. of foot: 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1021.192
Not on view
Youth pursuing a woman

The scene may depict Peleus pursuing Thetis.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 86, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Beazley, John D. 1963[1942]. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, Vols. 1 and 2, 2nd ed. p. 630, no. 32, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

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