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Terracotta Nolan neck-amphora (jar)

Attributed to the Loeb Painter
Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 440–430 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
H.: 13 in. (33 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1021.118
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Obverse, athlete
Reverse, man

The athlete is holding a jumping weight. The man, ostensibly the trainer, is noteworthy for his deeply contemplative pose.
Beazley, John D. 1963[1942]. Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, Vols. 1 and 2, 2nd ed. p. 1005, no. 6, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

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