Attic red-figure kylix attributed to Ly
Provenance: Unknown. Diameter of the rim: 0.22 m. Height: 0.088 m.
Chronology: around 460 BC. EAM A 17302
Both sides of the exterior depict scenes from the athletic activity in the palaestra, the stoic building of which is indicated by a column. In the centre of one side, an athlete with a
looks at his co-athlete, who is preparing to throw the javelin. On the right, a young man in himation, perhaps the
, supervises both athletes. On the other side, an athlete offers an aryballos with perfumed oil to another one undresses in order to compete. Another
in himation supervises both athletes.