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Black-figured Hydria

Artist

the Antimenes Painter

Date

c. 530 B.C.

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G241
Black-figured Hydria, the Antimenes Painter
Black-figured Hydria: Gallery Label - Current
: Hydria Acquired
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Slip-glazed earthenware
Size: 20 3/4 x 17 x 15 in. (52.71 x 43.18 x 38.1 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, Greek, Attica
Culture: Greek, Europe, Greek, Attica
Style: 6th-5th century B.C.
Inscriptions: +-
Physical Description: Attic; black-figured hydria (three-handled water jar) in the main scene the goddess Athena, painted white, harnesses her four-horse chariot; the scene on the shoulder depicts the divine battle between Heracles and Cynus, with Zeus intervening
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 61.59
Artist: the Antimenes Painter, Greek (Attica)
Role: Artist
Nationality: Greek
Life Dates: Greek (Attica)
Added to Site: February 28, 2009