Attic red-figure kylix attributed to Lyandros Painter

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 stleggis looks at his co-athlete, who is preparing to throw the javelin. On the right, a young man in himation, perhaps the paidotribes, supervises both athletes. On the other side, an athlete offers an aryballos with perfumed oil to another one undresses in order to compete. Another paidotribes in himation supervises both athletes.