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Fragment of a terracotta kylix, joins 1978.11.7a,d; 1979.11.9; 1980.304; 1988.11.5; 1990.170; 1995.540

Attributed to Makron
Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 500–490 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
joined with 1979.11.9: 13 in. (33 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Elizabeth Hecht, 1989
Accession Number:
1989.43
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 157
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.
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