Two boys in a schoolroom, one reading a book, the other holding a lyre. Note the nudity of the lyre-player, suggesting some eroticization fo the scene.
c. 440 BCE
Museum and Inventory Number
London, British Museum E525
References and Publications
ARV2 1208.38 A. Lezzi-Hafter, Der Shuwalow-Maler (Mainz 1976), Plate 137.
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