204342, ATHENIAN, London, British Museum, London, British Museum, 1850.3-2.2

  • Vase Number: 204342
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: CUP B
  • Provenance: ITALY, ETRURIA, VULCI
  • Date: -500 to -450
  • Attributed To: FOUNDRY P by HARTWIG
  • Decoration: A: ATHLETES, PANKRATION, BOXING, TRAINER, COLUMN, DISKOS IN BAG, NONSENSE INSCRIPTIONS
    B: ATHLETES, BOXING, HOPLITODROMOS, TRAINER, STELE, NONSENSE INSCRIPTIONS
    I: ATHLETE, BOXING, TRAINER
  • Current Collection: London, British Museum: E78
  • Previous Collections:
    • London, British Museum: 1850.3-2.2
  • Publication Record: Averna, E., Intrattentmenti ludici dalla preistoria al medioevo (Rome, 2009): 197, FIG.105 (PART OF A)
    Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 401.3, 1651
    Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, 1st ed. (Oxford, 1942): 263.3
    Beazley, J.D., Attische Vasenmaler des rotfigurigen Stils (Tubingen, 1925): 186.1
    Beazley, J.D., Paralipomena (Oxford, 1971): 370
    Beck, F., Album of Greek Education (Sydney, 1975): PLS.38.204, 39.211 (A,B)
    Boardman, J., Athenian Red Figure Vases (London, 1975): FIG.263 (PART OF A)
    Boardman, J., The history of Greek vases: potters, painters and pictures (London, 2001): 225, FIG.243 (PART OF A)
    Burn, L. and Glynn, R., Beazley Addenda (Oxford, 1982): 114
    Carpenter, T.H., with Mannack, T., and Mendonca, M., Beazley Addenda, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1989): 230
    Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: LONDON, BRITISH MUSEUM 9, 62-64, FIGS.01I, 03K, 12A, PLS.(844-845) 68.A-B, 69.A-C
    Curty, O., Gymnasiarchiaka. Recueil et analyse des inscriptions de l'epoque hellenistique en l'honneur des gymnasiarques (Paris, 2015): FRONTCOVER (COLOUR OF A)
    Faulkner, N., A visitor's guide to the ancient Olympics (New Haven and London, 2012): 153, FIG.21 (A)
    Finley, M., and Pleket, H., The Olympic Games; The First Thousand Years (London, 1976): PL.22, FIG.B (A)
    Frontisi-Ducroux, F., Du Masque au Visage, Aspects de l'identite en Grece ancienne (Paris, 1995): PL.99 (A)
    Gardiner, N., Athletics of the Ancient World (Oxford, 1930): 213, FIG.188
    Gardiner, N., Greek Athletic Sports and Festivals (London, 1910): 406, 436
    Geroulanos, S. and Bridler, R., Trauma, Wund-Entstehung und Wund-Pflege im antiken Griechenland (Mainz, 1994): FIG.8 (A)
    Grmek, M., and Gourevitch, D., Les maladies dans l'art antique (1998): 261, FIG.202
    Harris, H., Greek Athletes and Athletics (London, 1964): PL.20 (A)
    Harris, H., Sport in Greece and Rome (London, 1972): FIG.17 (B)
    Hartwig, P., Die griechischen Meisterschalen (Stuttgart, 1893): 392 (DETAIL OF A)
    Jahreshefte des Osterreichischen Archaologischen Instituts in Wien: 31 (1938-9) 3
    Journal of Hellenic Studies: 123 (2003) PL.8A (I)
    Journal of Hellenic Studies: 26 (1906) PL.13 (A, B)
    Kurtz, D.C. (ed.), Greek Vases, Lectures by J.D. Beazley (Oxford, 1989): PLS.50.2, 51 (A, B, I)
    La Cite des Images, Religion et Societe en Grece Antique (Lausanne, 1984): 157, FIG.223 (A)
    Murray, A.S., Designs from Greek vases in the British Museum (London, 1894): FIG.55 (I)
    Ostraka: 9 (2000) 70, FIG.10 (PART OF A)
    Patrucco, R., Lo Sport nella Grecia antica (Florence, 1972): 235-36, 311, FIGS.104, 106, 150 (A, DRAWINGS OF I & PART OF B)
    Pedley, J.G., Greek Art and Archaeology. Fifth Edition (London, 2011): 222, FIG.7.25 (COLOUR OF A)
    Poliakoff, M. B., Combat Sports in the Ancient World, Competition, Violence and Culture (Yale, 1987): 55, FIG.53 (A)
    Poliakoff, M. B., Combat Sports in the Ancient World, Competition, Violence and Culture (Yale, 1987): PL.4 (PART OF A)
    Robertson, C.M., The art of vase-painting in classical Athens (Cambridge, 1992): 109, FIG.105 (PART OF A)
    Sengoku-Haga, K., Jenkins, I., et al., The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece from the British Museum (Osaka, 2011): 112, NO.66 (COLOUR OF A)
    Settis, S. (ed.), I Greci, Storia Cultura Arte Societa 2, Una storia greca, 1.Formazione (Turin, 1996): 793, FIGS.7-8 (A, B)
    Stansbury-O'Donnell, M.D., A History of Greek Art (Oxford, 2015): 332, FIG.13.11 (COLOUR OF B)
    Stuttard, D., Power Games, Ritual and Rivalry at the Ancient Greek Olympics (London, 2012): 69, 151, FIGS.25, 56 (COLOUR OF PARTS OF A)
    Swaddling, J., The Ancient Olympic Games (London, 1980): 60 (A)
    Sweet, W.E., Sport and Recreation in Ancient Greece, A Source Book with Translations (Oxford, 1987): 82, PL.28 (A)
    Tzachou-Alexandri, O., Mind and Body: Athletic Contests in Ancient Greece (Athens, 1988): 291, NO.179 (A)
    Vanhove, D. (ed.), El deporte en la Grecia antigua, la genesis del olimpismo, May 10 - August 9, 1992 (Barcelona, 1992): 103, FIG.6 (A)
    Vanhove, D. (ed.), Le Sport dans la Grece Antique, Du Jeu a la Competition, 23 Janvier- 19 Avril 1992 (Gent, 1992): 103, FIG.6 (A)
    Yalouris, N. et al, Athletics in Ancient Greece (Athens, 1977): 228, FIG.130 (PART OF A)
  • AVI Web: https://www.avi.unibas.ch/DB/searchform.html?ID=4654
  • AVI Record Number: 4482
  • CAVI Collection: London E 78.
  • CAVI Lemma: RF cup. From Vulci. Foundry Painter. Euphronios, potter. First quarter fifth. 490-480.
  • CAVI Subject: Int.: boy boxer and trainer. A: pancratiast, trainer and three boxers. B: two boxers; two wrestlers with a trainer.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: Nonsense (part imitation letters): Int.: ο[...]εοσεσεοσν. νενοννοεο{1}. A: starting to left of the pancratiast: (ν)νh(α)υν(α)ε[.]ν(.)γ[.]νννευ. To right of the right youth's head: hγνε. B: between the boxers' heads: ν(.)ευνυν(.)ε. Above the wrestlers, wavy: hν[..]υεκν{2}. Under the foot, Gr.{3}.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} these readings from CVA. {2} readings from Frost. {3} Smith refers to the old Cat., pl. B, 971*. CVA gives: ϝΕ, retr. Not in Johnston (1979).
  • CAVI Number: 4482
  • AVI Bibliography: C.H. Smith in BM Cat. E (1896), 104-105. — Frost (1906), 220, pl. 13 (dr. of Ext.). — ARV[2] (1963), 401/3, 1651. — Para. (1971), 370. — Add.[2] (1989), 230. — Beazley (1989), 80, pls. 60 - 61. — Robertson (1992), fig. 105 (B, part). — D. Williams, CVA London 9, Great Britain 17 (1993), 62/48, pls. 68-69, figs. 3,k (facs. of Gr. upside down) and 12,a (profile) (bibl.).
  • Pleiades URI: https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/413393
  • Coordinates: 42.421429,11.702499
  • Pleiades Coordinates: 42.419009,11.6298975
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