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Creator Nationality: Greece, late 5th Century BC
Creator Name-CRT: Greece, late 5th Century BC
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: -42
Creation End Date: -40
Creation Date: 425 BC-400 BC
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Metalwork
Materials and Techniques: bronze
Dimensions: Overall: 41.6cm x 38.4cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1986.23
Credit Line: John L. Severance Fund
Style or Period: Greece, late 5th Century BC
Context: This vessel gets its name from a shape of earthenware jar that was used to carry water. This bronze hydria was probably used not to carry water but as a cinerary urn (kalpis). The figure on the handle is the mythological siren, a human-headed bird.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1986.23
AMICA Library Year: 2003
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