Terracotta hydria: kalpis (water jar)
- Attributed to the Chrysis Painter (namepiece)
- ca. 420–410 B.C.
- Greek, Attic
- Terracotta; red-figure
- H.: 17 x 12 3/16 in. (43.2 x 31 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Rogers Fund, 1906
- Accession Number:
The setting is indicated by the uneven terrain and the wisps of plant life growing around the figures. Otherwise, the iconography would be that of women in a domestic interior. The ladies are finely dressed and embellished with jewelry. They are shown with their caskets, wool baskets, and a mirror.