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Bowl (dinos) depicting athletes training

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Nude youths practice the javelin, boxing, long jump, and the discus throw. Two trainers wearing mantles and holding sticks observe them. A musician, playing a double-pipe (aulos) and wearing a sleeveless patterned tunic over a long-sleeved, similarly-patterned tunic, provides a rhythm for a...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: "Can be traced to Athens."); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, October 1896

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, about 430–420 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

Height: 22.1 cm (8 11/16 in.); diameter: 27.7 cm (10 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

96.720

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels