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Attic Red Figure Kylix ca. 480 b.c.

By the Eucharides Painter
Orvieto, Etruria
MS 4842
A seated boy inscribing with a stylus on a five­part folding wax tablet. The tablet is typical of the sort used by schoolboys learning to write. The chest at the boy´s right may have been used for storing scrolls.
H. 7.4; L. 27.5; Dia. 21.2 cm. Photo courtesy Mediterranean Section, Univ. of Pennsylvania Museum.

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