Terracotta kylix (drinking cup)
- Attributed to the Lyandros Painter
- ca. 450 B.C.
- Greek, Attic
- Terracotta; red-figure
- Overall: 3 3/4 x 12 13/16in. (9.6 x 32.5cm); diameter 10 1/8in. (25.7cm)
- Credit Line:
- Purchase, Christos G. Bastis Gift, 1958
- Accession Number:
Interior, youth arming while a boy holds his spear and shield
Every able-bodied male citizen of Athens was expected to fight when necessary. Here a youth dons the panoply of a foot soldier.