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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

Hoppin, James C. and Albert Gallatin. 1926. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, USA 1, Hoppin and Gallatin Collections. p. 96, Gallatin pls. 47.2, 48.2a–b, 61.5, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

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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