Terracotta Pelike Showing Flute Player and Boxers

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Matthew Vivonia
by Metropolitan Museum of Art
published on 09 November 2020
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This pelike, or wine jar, is a Greek piece, specifically Attic, displaying beautiful black-figure work customary of Athenian pottery. The scene shows a flute player and two boxers. It was dated to the Archaic period c. 510 BCE. The painter of this vase is named Acheloos. (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

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Art, M. M. o. (2020, November 09). Terracotta Pelike Showing Flute Player and Boxers. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13080/terracotta-pelike-showing-flute-player-and-boxers/

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