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Water jar (hydria)

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Small hydria with Eros, carrying a tambourine, flying towards a woman, in a flowered chiton and long mantle, whose right foot is on a foot stool. Behind her a girl in a Doric chiton, seated, playing with a panther. Before the Eros an acanthus ornament. [Label text]: Eros, playing the tambourine,...

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By 1910: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: found at Suessula); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, June 2, 1910, for $4,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 10.159-10.230)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Classical Period, end of the 5th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece


Height: 17.9 cm (7 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World