Location: On Display in the Greece Gallery

From: Italy | Etruria | Cortona

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS2444
Current Location Greece Gallery - On Display
Culture Attic
Provenience Italy | Etruria | Cortona
Manufacture Location Attica
Creator Onesimos
Period Archaic Greek Period
Date Made 490-480 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Red Figure
Iconography Athletes | Discus | Javelin | Wrestling | Trainer | Column

I. Athlete, standing. Right leg crossed over left, toes touching ground. Right arm akimbo. Staff with cross piece at top of vertical in left hand. Youth faces toward his left. Two halteres on ground. A. Left to right, column without capital (or meta?); trainer holding out stick; two nude youths wrestling. On wall, a discus bag and a pair of halteres. B. Three nude youths. Left to right, standing, with looped rope; seated on ground; standing, with javelin.

Height 9.3 cm
Length 30.7 cm
Outside Diameter 23.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Davis & Harvey (Coleman Estate Sale); Subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897

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