Terracotta kylix (drinking cup)
- Attributed to a follower of Makron
- mid-5th century B.C.
- Greek, Attic
- Terracotta; red-figure
- H. 3 7/8 in. (9.9 cm); diameter 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Purchase by subscription, 1896
- Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Interior, man with staff
Exterior, obverse, warriors arming and youth;
reverse, men and youth
The figures depicted on this cup indicate the fine line between athletes and warriors. The young men with their cloaks and staves need only a change of equipment to go to war.