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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1960.506
Title
Statuette of a Hydrophoros or "Water Bearer"
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture
Date
1st century BCE-1st century CE
Culture
Roman?
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/290846
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta
Technique
Mold-made
Dimensions
18.5 cm (7 5/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of David M. Robinson
Accession Year
1960
Object Number
1960.506
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Made of brown clay with traces of white slip and red paint. The figure stands on a square base holding a jug on her head with her right hand. Her left hand is at her waist buried indrapery. The figure has been broken and mended in several places.

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