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Water jar (hydria)

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Main scene on body: A warrior with a shield and two spears stands behind his charioteer in four-horse chariot (quadriga). The charioteer wears a long, white tunic and fawnskin (nebris) and holds the reins and a long goad. Painted inscription in the field above the reins: "Kale Kaloura" (Kaloura...

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Provenance

By 1968: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., April 10, 1968

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund

Greek, Archaic Period, about 540–530 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 2, pl. 073.

Dimensions

Height: 35.5 cm (14 in.)

Accession Number

68.105

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels