|NOTES||Ancient Greek or Roman vessels for water with three handles: two horizontal side handles for lifting and one vertical back handle for holding and pouring. Many hydriae were also made in bronze in addition to terracotta and, unlike the metal versions of other shapes, a good number survive.|
|HIERARCHY||Objects Facet>Furnishings and Equipment>Containers>containers (receptacles)>vessels (containers)>hydriae|
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