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The same formula as on Side A, but with different love gifts (birds and a leopard). The boys each hold an alabastron (oil jar), suggesting that they are on their way to or from the gymasium.


Artist Amasis
Date c. 530 BCE
   
Museum and Inventory Number Paris, Musée du Louvre A479
   
References and Publications ABV 156.80
CVA (Louvre 3) pl. 92
S. Karovzov, The Amasis Painter (Oxford 1956), plates 1214
G. Koch-Harnack, Knabenliebe und Tiergeschenke: Ihre Bedeutung im päderastischen Erziehungsystem Athens. (Berlin 1983) Fig 24.
   
Other Views of Same Object 95
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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.