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  • Hydria (water jar), ca. 420–400 b.c.; red–figure
    Attributed to the Amykos Painter (Greek, active ca. 430–400 b.c.)
    Greek, South Italian, Lucanian
    Terracotta; H. 18 1/16 in. (45.9 cm)
    Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891 (91.1.466)

    The Amykos Painter was a prolific artist who invented a repertoire of stock figural types for his less ambitious works. The youths here are characterized as athletes by their nudity, the gifts of a fillet and wreath, and the strigil (scraper) held by the rightmost figure.

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  • Hydria (water jar), ca. 420–400 B.C.; red-figure
    Attributed to the Amykos Painter (Greek, active ca. 430-400 B.C.)
    Greek, South Italian, Lucanian
    Terracotta; H. 18 1/16 in. (45.9 cm)
    Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891 (91.1.466)


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