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Eros, God of Love
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Bronze hydria (water jar) with silver inlay
Bronze hydria (water jar)
Bronze handle of a hydria (water jar)
Bronze handles of a hydria (water jar)
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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 171
The relief under the handle shows Boreas, the north wind, abducting Oreithyia, the daughter of Erechtheus, legendary king of Athens.
Said to be from the island Chalke, near Rhodes
von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1955. "Bronze Hydriai." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 13(6): pp. 198-99.
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