|Collection:||Yale University Art Gallery|
|Summary:||Side A: Two pairs of male figures
|Ware:||Attic Red Figure|
|Painter:||Attributed to the Agrigento Painter|
|Attributed By:||J.D. Beazley|
|Context:||From near Taras|
|Date:||ca. 470 BC - ca. 450 BC|
|Dimensions:||H. 0.39 m; Diam. (mouth) 0.26 m; Diam. (handles) 0.34 m|
Condition: The vase remains without repairs or restorations, but the surface has been dulled by the effect of salts. A dark horizontal line--perhaps original--mars the lower right portion of the scene on side A.
Side A: Two pairs of men and boys. The men, standing at left in each pair, are distinguished by their height and each wear a himation draped over the shoulder. The boys are entirely enveloped in their himatia. The first man, bearded, leans on a staff, gesticulates with his left hand, and in his right hand holds an apple, which he presumably gives to the boy. The third figure, a slightly younger (unbearded) man, also leans on a staff, holds his right hand on his hip, and raises a hare (another gift) in his left hand. A strigil (oil scraper) appears above, between the two pairs.
Side B: A boy, similarly wrapped in his himation, stands profile to the right. He is surrounded on both sides by unbearded youths, with himatia draped over their left shoulders, and staffs. The one on the left rests his right hand on his hip while the one on the right holds his right hand out to the boy.
Preliminary sketch lines are visible on the first and third figures on side A.
Inscriptions: Kalos inscriptions between the third and fourth figures on side A and between the second and third figures on side B.
Collection History: Gift of Allison V. Armour, B.A. 1884. Formerly in the collection of Thomas B. Clarke.
YaleBull 7 (1935) 10-11;