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Water jar (hydria (water jar)

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A warrior on the left confronts two like companions, all wearing armor rendered in added white. The pair at the right wear chitons, cuirasses, belts, and Attic helmets and hold spears in their right hands, which they rest on their shoulders. The one at the left carries a shield on his left...

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Provenance

1970: published by A. D. Trendall, The Red-Figured Vases of Lucania, Campania and Sicily, First Supplement, 1970, p. 59, no. 813a, as: Boston 1970.238 (ex Royal Athena Galleries); 1970: Paul E. Manheim Collection; gift to MFA by Paul E. Manheim, March 11, 1970

Credit Line

Gift of Paul E. Manheim

Greek, South Italian, Late Classical to Early Hellenistic Period, about 330–320 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Campania, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 090.

Dimensions

Height: 54 cm (21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1970.238

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels