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Posted on 01/04/2015


Photo taken on July  9, 2011


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Detail of a Terracotta Hydria Attributed to the Painter of Hamburg Class of 1917 in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 2011

Detail of a Terracotta Hydria Attributed to the Painter of Hamburg Class of 1917 in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 2011
Terracotta hydria (water jar)

Attributed to the Class of Hamburg 1917.477

Period: Archaic

Date: ca. 510–500 B.C.

Culture: Greek, Attic

Medium: Terracotta; black-figure

Dimensions: H. 14 3/4 in. (37.5 cm)

Classification: Vases

Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1906

Accession Number: 06.1021.77

Label:

Women at fountain house
On the shoulder, combat

Among the many changes brought to the city of Athens by the ruler Peisistratos and his sons was an improved water system and new public fountains. During the latter part of the sixth century B.C., scenes of women at a fountain house became very popular on black-figure vases. Here women gather to chat and to fill their hydriai.

Text from: www.metmuseum.org/collection/the-collection-online/search/247244

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