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Hydria

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Man in white chiton mounting quadriga; in front of horses a dog with head turned back. Between handles, pattern of circumscribed palmettes. Broken and mended; foot restored.

Provenance

By date unknown: Edward Jackson Holmes Collection; gift of Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, December 11, 1941

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes

Greek, Archaic Period, about 510–500 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 2, pl. 085, 2-3.

Dimensions

33.6 cm (13 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.41.55

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels