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Terracotta kylix (drinking cup)

Attributed to the Brygos Painter
Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 490–480 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
Overall: 3 7/16 x 11in. (8.8 x 28cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase, Christos G. Bastis Gift, 1958
Accession Number:
58.11.4
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 157
Trainer in the palaistra (exercise ground)

Standing before a goalpost, the trainer leans on a walking stick and holds a trainer's wand. Before him there is a diskos and over his left forearm hangs the diskos bag.
Beazley, John D. 1963[1942]. Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, Vols. 1 and 2, 2nd ed. p. 378, no. 138, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

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