Overall: 5 x 16 in. (12.7 x 40.6cm)
diameter 12 7/8in. (32.7cm)
Purchase, Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat Gift and The Bothmer Purchase Fund, 1993
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 157
Interior, warrior testing his trumpet Exterior, obverse and reverse, symposium (drinking party)
The conceit of a drinker looking over a cup is preserved on two major vases by Euphronios and may be considered his invention. Contemporary artists like the Ashby Painter adopted it. Here, the youth holds the flutes for a flute player as she binds her hair. On the other side, a youth holds a drinking cup and a drinking horn while the flute player performs.
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