Oval body, offset neck with round mouth, A vertical handle at the back, used for carrying and two horizontal handles at the sides, used for lifting. The name "Hydria" is from the word "hydor" means water.

It was produced from the beginning of the black-figure, though early example has a round body. Hydria with continuous curve is called "Kalpis", which was maybe introduced by the red-figure workshop.

Figured scene is arranged on the body and often on the shoulder. Cf. Harvard 1963.69 (Perseus Project).

Dimensions: height about 40-50cm

Round body, three handles (see hydria) and continuous curve from the lip to the foot. The name "kalpis" is seemed to used as a same meaning as hydria and modern scholar applied them with either shapes.

It was produced from the end of the sixth century to the end of the red-figure.

Figured scene is arranged on the body, rarely in the paneled picture. Cf. Harvard 1960.340 (Perseus Project).

Dimensions: height about 30-60cm, though usually within 40-50cm