Two fragments of a terracotta kylix, join 1979.11.9; 1980.304; 1988.11.5; 1989.43; 1990.170; 1995.540
- Signed by Hieron as potter
- Attributed to Makron
- ca. 490 B.C.
- Greek, Attic
- Terracotta; red-figure
- joined with 1979.11.9: 13 in. (33 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Purchase, David L. Klein Jr. Memorial Foundation Inc. and Stuart Tray Gifts, 1978
- Accession Number:
Interior, victorious athlete being crowned. Exterior, unexplained mythological subject.
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.