Location: On Display in the Greece Gallery

From: Italy | Etruria | Narce

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS739
Current Location Greece Gallery - On Display
Culture Greek | Faliscan | Etruscan
Provenience Italy | Etruria | Narce
Manufacture Location Euboea | Attica
Locus Tomb 65M
Period Archaic Greek Period
Date Made ca. 550 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Black Figure
Iconography Foot Race | Youths | Athlete

Two racing runners. They are likely to be competing in either the standion event, which was a sprint 600 feet long, or the diaulos, which was twice that length. the runners are flanked by either judges or spectators.

Related to the Dolphin Group. Probably Euboean rather than Attic.

Height 29.2 cm
Outside Diameter 17 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti, 1896
Other Number 218 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

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