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Shoulder Lekythos Depicting a Woman with a Hydria at a Fountain
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Shoulder Lekythos Depicting a Woman with a Hydria at a Fountain


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Description This red-figure lekythos depicts a woman at a fountain. Shown in profile, she bends over slightly at the waist to the right, both arms extended toward a large hydria which rests on the ground in front. Water pours into the hydria from a spout on the upper right. She wears a chiton, disc earring, and fillet.
Provenance Joseph Brummer, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1924, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1924

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Period
ca. 480-470 BC (Classical)
Medium
terracotta
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.256
Measurements
H at shoulder: 9 7/16 x Diam at shoulder: 3 in. (23.9 x 7.6 cm); Diam at mouth: 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm); Diam at foot: 2 in. (5.1 cm)
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