Terracotta hydria: kalpis (water jar)

Terracotta; red-figure | 23.2 x 23.2cm | Ca. 430–420 B.C.

Unknown Artist

Bride with attendants and Eros

The small Eros hovering in front of the seated woman indicates that she is a bride. She is surrounded by paraphernalia appropriate to her status and situation. Before her, an attendant holds a large fan. Behind her, an...
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