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Terracotta hydria (water jar)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 520–500 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
Overall: 18 11/16in. (47.5cm) Other (total height): 20 7/16in. (52cm) Other (height at lip): 18 11/16in. (47.5cm) Other (diameter at shoulder): 12 5/8in. (32.1cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.198.3
Not on view
On the body, Herakles and Triton
On the shoulder, Theseus and Perithous abducting Antiope
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1913. "Department of Classical Art: The Accessions of 1912. Vases.." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 8(7): p. 156.

Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae (LIMC). 1981. Vol. 1: Aara-Aphlad. Antope II, no. 6, Zürich: Artemis Verlag.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1994. Oidipous-Theseus, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 7. Peirithoos, no. 60; Phorbas I, no. 5, Zürich: Artemis Verlag.

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