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Red-Figure Kylix - Type B (Wine Cup)

circa 430 BCE
5th century BCE
8.6 cm x 25.6 cm (3 3/8 in. x 10 1/16 in.)

Painter of Louvre G 456 Primary

Object Type: ceramic
Artist Nationality: Europe, Greek-Attic
Medium and Support: Terracotta
Credit Line: Archer M. Huntington Museum Fund and the James R. Dougherty, Jr. Foundation, 1980
            
               Accession Number:                1980.42             
            
Object Description: Two athletes use strigils (scrapers) to remove olive oil from their bodies. On each side of the exterior, two pairs of youths practice with javelins in a gymnasium. Gymnasia in Athens were centers for education and athletic training.

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