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Terracotta kylix (drinking cup)

Attributed to the manner of the Epeleios Painter
Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 510 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
H. 5 1/16 in. (12.8 cm); diameter 13 3/8 in. (33.9 cm); width with handles 16 3/4 in. (42.6 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1941
Accession Number:
41.162.128
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 157
Interior, diskos thrower
Exterior, athletes

The youths on the exterior are practicing with the diskos, preparing a long jump, washing themselves at a laver, and holding a jumping weight.
Said to be from Vulci

Beazley, John D. 1963[1942]. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, Vols. 1 and 2, 2nd ed. pp. 152, 1629, no. 4, Add. 1, pp. 148-53, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

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