425 BC-400 BC
Overall: 41.6 x 38.4 cm (16 3/8 x 15 1/8 in.)
John L. Severance Fund 1986.23
This bronze vessel was likely used as a funerary urn.
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.
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