Attic red-figure cup fragment showing a youth using a strigil - ROM2018_16739_21

ROM2018_16739_21

Attic red-figure cup fragment showing a youth using a strigil

Medium:Wheel-thrown earthenware, slip-painted
Geography: Made in Athens, Greece; findspot unknown
Date: mid 5th century BC
Period: Greek Classical period
Dimensions:
5.7 x 8.3 cm
Object number: 959.17.126
On view
Gallery Location:Gallery of Greece
DescriptionThis fragment of a kylix (drinking cup) shows a naked youth after exercise scraping off the sweat and dirt with a metal strigil. Behind him is a large palmette ornament.
Collection:
Greek World
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