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A naked youth holds out a skyphos of wine, as if offering it to the crouching man, who is also semi-nude. However, the man looks attentively not at the wine, but at the youth, as if he were offering himself. Inscribed on the vessel is "Chaeris is beautiful."


Artist Chicago Painter
Date c. 450 BCE
   
Museum and Inventory Number Boston, Museum of Fine Arts 13.192
   
References and Publications ARV2 631.40
   
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This website makes available to the public the first two chapters of Homosexuality in Greece and Rome: A Sourcebook of Basic Documents, edited by Thomas K. Hubbard and published by University of California Press in April 2003. The index also lists the rest of the sourcebook's contents; the book may be ordered at www.ucpress.edu, list price $34.95 paperback. In addition, a file of close to 200 pertinent artistic images is assembled, including those published in the sourcebook and many others. Acknowledgement is made to University of California Press for permission to reproduce this material, as well as to the various museums that have granted permission to use their photographic images. Comments may be directed to Prof. Hubbard at tkh@mail.utexas.edu.