Paidotribe (trainer).

Red-figure amphora (with twisted handles). Attic.
By the Kleophrades Painter.
Clay. 490480 BCE.
Height: 47 cm.
Inv. no. B. 1852 (St. 1669, B. 613).

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Origin:
Unknown; from the Campana collection, acquired in 1862.
Description:
Side A shows a standing athlete in profile, holding a discus in his hands; the arms are raised and outstretched and the left leg is placed forward. This representation illustrates the swinging movements which precede the throw.

Side B features a paidotribe or trainer; his right hand is resting on a pillar (= palaistra) and he is holding a staff in his left hand. He is draped in a himation with his right shoulder bared. The vase bears a graffito.

L. Utkina, D. Vanhove
Literature:
J. D. Beazley, ARV2 (Oxford, 1963) no. 17 p. 183. A. A. Peredolskaya, Krasnofigurnye Atticheskie vazy (Leningrad, 1967) no. 30 p. 36, pl. XXI 2, 3, CLXVIII, 6.
Credits:
1993. Photo, text: OLYMPISM IN ANTIQUITY. Olympic Museum Lausanne. Bertelsmann UFA. Industria Gráfica S. A. Barcelona, 1993, p. 97 cat. no. 40.
Photograph M. Verhasselt (Brussels-Dilbeek).
1993 Comité International Olympique.
RUSSIAN

comment

You can mark the fragmens interesting for you and they will be accessible by the unique link in the address bar of the browser.

THE DATABASE OF ANCIENT ART
Keywords: paidotribe trainer red-figure red-figured amphora with twisted handles Attic by the Kleophrades Painter clay Inv no B 1852 St 1669 B 613 sport staff himation B1852 B-1852 B613
HISTORY OF ANCIENT ROME