Although this vase resembles Panathenaic prize amphorae in shape and decoration, the absence of the inscription from the games at Athens and the smaller size suggest that it was not a prize. The Antimenes Painter is most familiar from standard neck-amphorae showing mythological scenes that have the same sureness as the boxing match here.
Said to be from Rhodes
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