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Amphora likely depicting Sappho

-0450

British Museum

British Museum

Red-figured hydria (water-jar) depicting woman reading, and three attendants. The reader, seated in a chair to right, bends forward over a scroll. This subject closely resembles one on a hydria at Athens where the seated figure is inscribed with the name of Sappho.

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  • Title: Amphora likely depicting Sappho
  • Date Created: -0450
  • Location: The British Museum - Gallery 69
  • Place: Attica, Greece
  • Material: Pottery
  • British Museum link: 1885,1213.18

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