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Attic red-figure hydria-kalpis

Attic workshop-0455/-0445

Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization

Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization

Attic red-figure hydria-kalpis (vase for carrying water) with a scene of departure for battle. A warrior is depicted at the centre, flanked, on the left, by a winged Nike proffering a sword and his seated elderly father, and, on the right, by a young family member, sister or wife, holding a trefoil-mouthed oenochoe, poised to perform a libation. Attributed to the Group of the Niobid Painter. c. 450 BC. H. 0,359 m. Anonymous gift. (ΓΕ 38151)

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  • Title: Attic red-figure hydria-kalpis
  • Creator: Attic workshop
  • Date Created: -0455/-0445
  • Location Created: Greece
  • Physical Dimensions: h359 cm (complete)
  • More Info: Benaki Museum - Benaki Museum
  • Type: vase
  • Rights: Benaki Museum
  • External Link: Benaki Museum

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