The object of his choice (or rather of his second choice, for an earlier project of marriage had shortly before fallen through) was a Miss Jane Ewer, the daughter of a gentleman in Hertfordshire.
By command of Zeus she carries in a ewer water from the Styx, with which she puts to sleep all who perjure themselves.
Rock crystal ewer, Fatimid Egypt, late 10th or early 11th century.
Picture shows ewer from the British Museum The British Museum has a handful of ancient materials from Afghanistan starting from 190 180 BC.
Exhibit 60 A brass ewer by Jones & Willis, circa 1880.
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