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Side B: A youth drags the skin of an ox by the tail, probably to assist in a sacrifice. Side A: A bearded trainer carries a forked stick and a young athlete holds olive twigs which are often awarded to the victor of an athletic match. The trainer also carries a walking stick. Condition:...

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Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Naples: certainly from Cumae.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Early Classical Period, about 470–460 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 096.

Dimensions

Height: 30.9 cm (12 3/16 in.) Diameter: 18 cm (7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.8109

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels