200378, ATHENIAN, London, British Museum, London, British Museum, London, British Museum, 1846.0512.2

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  • Vase Number: 200378
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: CUP A
  • Provenance: ITALY, ETRURIA, VULCI
  • Date: -525 to -475
  • Inscriptions: HISCHYLOS
    PHEIDIPPOS
    Signature: HISCHYLOS EPOIESEN
    Signature: PHEIDIPOS EGRAPHE
  • Attributed To: ABNORMAL EYE-CUPS by BEAZLEY
    HISCHYLOS POTTER by SIGNATURE
    PHEIDIPPOS by SIGNATURE
  • Decoration: A: ATHLETES, YOUTHS (ACONTIST, DISKOBOLOS, BOXER WITH THONG ?), STOOL WITH CLOTH, BETWEEN PALMETTES
    B: HOPLITODROMOS, SHIELD DEVICE, SCORPION (?), BETWEEN EYES
    I: ARCHER
  • Current Collection: London, British Museum: E6
  • Previous Collections:
    • London, British Museum: 1846.0512.2
    • London, British Museum: 1846.5-12.2
  • Publication Record: American Journal of Archaeology: 93 (1989) FIG.3 (A)
    Archaiologikon Deltion: 50 (1995) 2.2, PL.34.3 (A)
    Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 49.168, 166.11
    Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, 1st ed. (Oxford, 1942): 55.10
    Beazley, J.D., Attische Vasenmaler des rotfigurigen Stils (Tubingen, 1925): 23.8
    Beazley, J.D., Paralipomena (Oxford, 1971): 337
    Boardman, J., Athenian Red Figure Vases (London, 1975): FIG.80 (A)
    Burn, L., and Glynn, R., Beazley Addenda (Oxford, 1982): 78
    Carpenter, T.H., with Mannack, T., and Mendonca, M., Beazley Addenda, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1989): 161, 182
    Cohen, B., Attic Bilingual Vases (New York, 1978): PL.106.1,2 (A,B)
    Faulkner, N., A visitor's guide to the ancient Olympics (New Haven and London, 2012): 168, FIG.22 (A)
    Finley, M., and Pleket, H., The Olympic Games; The First Thousand Years (London, 1976): PL.29, FIG.B (A)
    Gardiner, N., Athletics of the Ancient World (Oxford, 1930): FIG.21 (A)
    Gardiner, N., Greek Athletic Sports and Festivals (London, 1910): 323 (A)
    Hoppin, A., A handbook of Attic red-figured vases signed by or attributed to the various masters of the sixth and fifth centuries B.C. (Cambridge, 1919): II, 351
    Jenkins, I. et al., Defining Beauty: The Body in ancient Greece (London, 2015): 223 BOTTOM, UNNUMBERED (COLOUR OF A)
    Journal of Hellenic Studies: 23 (1903) 273 (A)
    Journal of Hellenic Studies: 27 (1907) 13 (A)
    Juthner, J., Die athletischen Leibesubungen der Griechen, II (Vienna, 1968): PL.27 (A,B)
    Mitteilungen des Deutschen Archaologischen Instituts, Athenische Abteilung: 55 (1930) PLS.9.1, 10, SUPPL.58
    Murray, A.S., Designs from Greek vases in the British Museum (London, 1894): NO.3 (I)
    Osborne, R., The History Written on the Classical Greek Body (Cambridge, 2011): 58, FIG.3.2 (A)
    Papers of the British School at Rome: 79 (2011) 15, FIG.4 (A)
    Perrot, G., Chipiez, C., Histoire de l'art dans l'antiquite, vols. IX-X (Paris, 1911-14): X, 368 (A, B)
    Sanchez-Fernandez, C., et al. (eds.), Dioses, heroes y atletas. La imagen del cuerpo en la Grecia antigua (Madrid, 2015): 180, FIG.3 (COLOUR OF PART OF A)
    Sengoku-Haga, K., Jenkins, I., et al., The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece from the British Museum (Osaka, 2011): 186, NO.128 (COLOUR OF A)
    Smith, C.H., Catalogue of the Greek and Etruscan vases in the British Museum (London, 1893-1925): PL.1 (A, B)
    Swaddling, J., The Ancient Olympic Games (London, 1980): 63 (A)
    Swindler, M.H., Ancient painting: from the earliest times to the period of Christian art (New Haven, 1929): FIG.291 (B)
  • AVI Web: https://www.avi.unibas.ch/DB/searchform.html?ID=4592
  • AVI Record Number: 4420
  • CAVI Collection: London E 6.
  • CAVI Lemma: RF eye cup. From Vulci. Pheidippos. Hischylos, potter. Last quarter sixth.
  • CAVI Subject: Int.: archer. A: four athletes{1}. B: between eyes: hoplitodromos.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: Int.: around the archer: hισχυλος, retr., and εποιεσεν{2}. A: above the athletes: Φειδιπ[π]ος εγραφε{3}.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} no eyes. {2} the first 6-7 letters written from the center and retrograde, the others forward and from the outside (Beazley (1941)). {3} complete, Beazley. C. Smith has Φειδιππος, but that must be a mistake.
  • CAVI Number: 4420
  • AVI Bibliography: drs. (A). — C.H. Smith in BM Cat. E (1896), 43, pl. 1 (A, B). — Beazley (1941), 593. — ARV[2] (1963), 49/168, 166/11. — Para. (1971), 337. — Add.[2] (1989), 182. — Bonfante (1989), 556, fig. 3 (shows the signature of Pheidippos quite well).

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