Attic Red-Figure Kantharoid Skyphos

Aisonabout 410 B.C.

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum

A: Athlete with javelin fixed in the ground and Eros holding strigil. B: Youth with strigil walking to right, following a second youth who looks back with two javelins. Ivy pattern around mouth, palmette complex under handles, which are in the form of knots.

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  • Title: Attic Red-Figure Kantharoid Skyphos
  • Creator: Aison
  • Date: about 410 B.C.
  • Location Created: Athens, Greece
  • Physical Dimensions: 10.1 x 15.3 x 10.4 cm (4 x 6 x 4 1/8 in.)
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Terracotta
  • Source Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California
  • Object Type: Cup
  • Object Status: Permanent Collection
  • Number: 86.AE.269
  • Display Location: Not currently on view
  • Department: Antiquities
  • Culture: Greek (Attic)
  • Classification: Vessels


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