Pottery: red figure kylix.
Interior: Around the lip a wreath of laurel.
Exterior: (a) Four youthful nude figures (athletes?) moving to left. The first and third (from left) turn to converse with the second and fourth. The third figure rests his right on a staff.
(b) Similar: Here the same figures converse in pairs confronted. The second is seated on a rock. Beneath and beside each handle, a triple palmette. All the figures wear white fillets. Below the scenes a thin red line.
Late style. White is used for the fillets.
- 420BC-400BC (circa)
- Made in: Attica
- Height: 11.65 centimetres
BM Cat. Vases
The catalogue (1898) states 'The band of figures and the handles are genuine; the remainder seems made up from parts of another vase.' A later handwritten note however adds 'Reconstructed Sept. 1922, with omission of many fragments.'
Greek & Roman Antiquities
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Object reference number: GAA41346
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