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Psykter fragments

Attributed to the Oltos
Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 520–510 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
2 3/8in. (6cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1932 (by exchange)
Accession Number:
32.11.5
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 154
Two adjacent fragments; head and shoulder of a bearded man.
These fragments adjoin 10.210.18 whose description is the following: The name of each figure is inscribed: the flute player, Smikythos; the diskos thrower, Antiphanes, and his trainer, Antimenes; the broad jumper, Dorotheos ("he is going to jump"); the javelin thrower, Batrrachos; Kleainethos, the judge crowning the boy fair Epainetos, and his trainer, Alketes. Two inscriptions refer to the vase itself: "drink me" and "I open my mouth wide."
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1933. "Notes: A Fragment from the Villa Giulia Museum." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 28(2): p. 34.

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