Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Terracotta kylix (drinking cup), joined by 1978.11.7a,d; 1980.304; 1988.11.5; 1989.43; 1990.170; 1995.540

Signed by Hieron as potter
Attributed to Makron
Period:
Late Archaic
Date:
ca. 490 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
diameter (estimated) 13in. (33cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Fried Gift, 1979 (1979.11.9) Purchase, David L. Klein Jr. Memorial Foundation Inc. and Stuart Tray Gifts, 1978 (1978.11.7a, d) Gift of Dietrich von Bothmer, 1980 (1980.304) The Bothmer Purchase Fund, 1988 (1988.11.5) Gift of Elizabeth Hecht, 1989 (1989.43) Gift of Dietrich von Bothmer, 1995 (1995.540)
Accession Number:
1979.11.9
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 157
Interior, man with fillet for a victorious youth
Exterior, obverse and reverse, athletes and men

The scene here takes place in the gymnasium, as indicated by the sponge, strigil (scraper), and aryballos (oil flask) on the wall. Athletes converse among themselves while older trainers are rewarding their young charges.
Signature: Signed by Hieron as potter
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1979. "One Hundred Ninth Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 1978 through June 30, 1979." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 109: p. 34.

Kunisch, Norbert. 1997. Makron, Forschungen zur antiken Keramik. II Reihe, Kerameus, Vol. 10. pl. 250, Mainz am Rhein: Verlag Philipp von Zabern.

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