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Terracotta stamnos (storage jar)
Attributed to an artist related in style to the Antimenes Painter
ca. 525–500 B.C.
H. 11 7/8 in. (30.2 cm)
diameter 7 1/16 in. (17.9 cm)
Fletcher Fund, 1956
Obverse, athletesReverse, warriors departing
Athletics were among the most important pursuits of Athenian youths and therefore appear frequently on vases. The scene here was probably quite typical in a gymnasium. Two young men with spears converse with another who holds a diskos. An older man, perhaps a trainer, appears at the right.
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