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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
Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 490 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
joined with 1979.11.9: 13 in. (33 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Purchase, David L. Klein Jr. Memorial Foundation Inc. and Stuart Tray Gifts, 1978
Accession Number:
1978.11.7a,d
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 157
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.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1978. "One Hundred Eigth Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 1977 through June 30, 1978." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 108: p. 45.

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