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Bronze handle of a hydria (water jar)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
1st quarter of the 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Other: 3 7/16 in. (8.7 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Purchase, Walter C. Baker Gift, 1956
Accession Number:
56.11.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 157
The embellishment of the handle shows the traditional combination of the upper body of a woman and a palmette.
von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1974. "Two Bronze Hydriai in Malibu." The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal, : p. 20, fig. 9.

Tölle-Kastenbein, Renate. 1980. Frühklassische Peplosfiguren, Originale. no. 41b, pp. 229, 231, 234, 288, 324, pl. 156b, Mainz am Rhein: Verlag Philipp von Zabern.

Gauer, Werner. 1981. "Ein spätarchaischer Beckengriff mit Tierkampfgruppe." Bericht über die Ausgrabungen in Olympia, 10: p. 155 n. 154.

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