Red Figure Solicitations

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Man soliciting boy for sex in exchange for a purse containing coins, Athenian red-figure kylix, 5th c. B.C.  The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Today’s posts honor the Human Rights Campaign.

The inscription reads ΗΟ ΠΑΙΣ ΚΑΛΟΣ (“The Boy is Beautiful”).

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About sirnot1

Hej. I am Swedish-Turkish-Portugese something living in New York. I love to study early music instruments and play baroque violin, cello, viola, and hopefully soon viola de gamba. People who inspire me include Jean-Baptiste Lully (I can relate to his life story), Bill Gates, Louis XIV, Marin Marias, and Victoria Reaney :). My favourite composer is Lully and I really don't like classical after baroque (Mozart sounds fake to me). My Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/Sirnot1 My Instagram: http://ink361.com/sirnot1 Facebook: www.facebook.com/sirnot1 (I will only friend you if I know you though)

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