Terracotta hydria (water jar)

Greek, Attic

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

Eros and woman

The scene shows a woman seated with a casket and pet bird, thus probably in the domestic quarters of her house. Eros hovers before her holding out a garment, probably for her impending marriage.

Terracotta hydria (water jar), Terracotta, Greek, Attic

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