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A water jar; esp., one with a large rounded body, a small neck, and three handles. Some of the most beautiful Greek vases are of this form.
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• (n.) A water jar; esp., one with a large rounded body, a small neck, and three handles. Some of the most beautiful Greek vases are of this form.
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large water vessel in Greek pottery of the Archaic period (c. 750–c. 480 ) and the Classical period (c. 480–c. 330 ). It is found in both the ... [1 related articles]
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Hydria is a genus of moth in the family Geometridae. It is often considered a synonym of Rheumaptera. ...
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hydria (hī'drēu) , ancient Greek water jar with three handles—two lateral for lifting, a third vertical for pouring. In shape it was similar to the amphora, the early form having a narrower shoulder, while a later one, called the kalpis, was curved at the shoulder and had a sma...
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A hydria (plural hydriai) is a type of Greek pottery used for carrying water. The hydria has three handles. Two horizontal handles on either side of the body of the pot were used for lifting and carrying the pot. The third handle, a vertical one, located in the center of the other two handles, was used when pouring water. This water vessel can be
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