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Medium
earthenware
Measurements
14.0 × 43.3 × 34.2 cm
Place/s of Execution
Attica, Greece
Accession Number
1644-D4
Department
Antiquities
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1956
© Public Domain
Gallery location
The Ancient World
Level 2, NGV International
Description
A two-handled, stemmed cup decorated in red-figure. In the tondo, circled by a lotus band is a youth, seated, and playing the two-reeded flute to a standing, draped youth, with a lyre in the field. On the exterior, music lessons. Side A: Nike crowns a successful pupil. Side B: Boy with lyre and a flute lesson. In the field, tablet, stylus, scraper, lyre, T-square, instrument case etc.. Below is a band of meander.