Interior, two women with their garments Exterior, obverse and reverse, women and youths
Though later in date, this scene has the same directness and charm as that of the woman at a laver (1986.322.1). Here, two women, nude except for the fillets binding their hair, put aside their carefully rolled-up garments. The exterior shows women and youths in conversation. It is difficult, and perhaps unnecessary, to characterize the situation precisely. Douris liked to depict such encounters.
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Title:Terracotta kylix (drinking cup)
Artist:Attributed to Douris
Date:ca. 470 BCE
Dimensions:H. 5 in. (12.7 cm) diameter 12 7/16 in. (31.6 cm)
Credit Line:Rogers Fund, 1923
Inscription: Inscribed: "the boy is fair"
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