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Skythes (Person, Concept)

Canonical URI: http://kerameikos.org/id/skythes


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Skythes is an Athenian red-figure cup painter active ca. 520-505 BCE who painted bilingual cups (black-figure with coral red exterior, red-figure interior). The name Skythes (“the Scythian”) is inscribed as painter (“egrapsen”) on several vases. Subjects include Herakles, Theseus, athletes, revelers (“komasts”), Dionysos and followers, and warriors. Findspots are Athens (Acropolis, Agora), Boeotia, Aegina, and sites in Etruria (Vulci, Cerveteri, Chiusi, Gravisca).

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