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Hydria

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Neck: four women between sphinxes Shoulder: lions and sphinxes

Provenance

By date unknown: Alessandro Castellani Collection (Camille Rollin et Feuardent sale of the Castellani Collection, 1866, no. 16: said to have been found at Nola); by date unknown: Thomas G. Appleton Collection; gift of Thomas G. Appleton to MFA, 1876

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas Gold Appleton

Greek, Archaic Period, about 590–570 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 2, pl. 068; 069, 1; Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 493.

Dimensions

26.1 cm (10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

76.34

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels