Terracotta hydria: kalpis (water jar)

Attributed to the Achilles Painter

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 159

Youth pursuing woman

The scene may represent Peleus pursuing Thetis. Their child was the Greek hero Achilles.

Terracotta hydria: kalpis (water jar), Attributed to the Achilles Painter, Terracotta, Greek, Attic

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