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Terracotta kylix (drinking cup)

Attributed to the Painter of Louvre G 456
Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 460–450 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
Other: 3 1/16 x 8 3/4 in. (7.8 x 22.2 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1896
Accession Number:
96.9.32
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Interior, youth with javelin
Exterior, obverse and reverse, youths in the palaistra

The decoration of this cup, especially on the reverse, shows scenes from the life of men, paralleling contemporary works depicting the life of women.
Said to be from Tarquinia

Beazley, John D. 1963[1942]. Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, Vols. 1 and 2, 2nd ed. p. 826, no. 29, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

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