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Object Number: MS5693
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Greek
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Attica
Maker: Penthesilea Painter
Date Made: 460-450 BC
Early Date: -460
Late Date: -450
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Red Figure
Iconography:Athletes
Strigil
Nike
Discus
Height: 7.8cm
Length: 29cm
Outside Diameter:22.2cm
Credit Line:Gift of Nina C. Lea, 1921

Description

Interior tondo: 2 nude boys, the one at left with a garment draped over his left forearm; the one at right holding a strigil in his raised right hand and carrying a circular object suspended by strings in his left. an aryballos (?) in field behind second boy. Maeander pattern border for tondo. Exterior A: Nike between 2 boys. B: Nike carrying a pair of sticks (?) or flutes (?) between a boy and a bearded man. Sections of rim and wall missing and restored in plaster. Penthesilea Painter (per E.H. Dohan).


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)View Objects in Exhibition
Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989)View Objects in Exhibition
Mini Greek Exhibit (09 Oct 1989 - 1994)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Electronic] 1997. The Perseus Project.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] White, Donald, et al. 1995. The Ancient Greek World:The Rodney S. Young Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 26View Objects cited in this Publication

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