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Hydria

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Front: two naked men with drawn bows hunt three running stags. Bows, hair, hooves, and antlers in red. Back: two long-haired and bearded naked men with horses' hooves pursue maenads; on left of handle, he carries her off; on right he grabs her arm and chin. Tongue patterns at lip, upper...

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Provenance

By 1967: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., April 12, 1967

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Italic, Archaic Period, about 530–500 B.C.

Dimensions

41.5 cm (16 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.598

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels