Attributed to the Amykos Painter
Date: ca. 420–400 B.C.
Culture: Greek, South Italian, Lucanian
Medium: Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions: H. 18 1/16 in. (45.9 cm)
Credit Line: Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number: 91.1.466
The Amykos Painter was a prolific artist who invented a repertoire of stock figural types for his less ambitious works. The youths here are characterized as athletes by their nudity, the gifts of a fillet and wreath, and the strigil (scraper) held by the rightmost figure.