Attic Black-Figure Skyphos

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Liana Miate
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published on 10 May 2022

This vase is a type of drinking vessel. It depicts a pursuit scene between two nude males flanked by himation-clad male figures.

From Attica or Boeotia. Attic workshop. Attributed to the Athenian Painter conventionally known as the 'Affecter'. C. 540 BCE. (Hellenic Museum, Melbourne, Victoria).

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Liana Miate
Liana is the Social Media Editor for Ancient History Encyclopedia. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a major in ancient Greece, Rome & Late Antiquity. She is particularly passionate about Rome and Greece, and anything to do with mythology or women.

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