216556, ATHENIAN, London, British Museum, E157

  • Vase Number: 216556
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: KANTHAROS
  • Provenance: RHODES, CAMIROS
  • Date: -450 to -400
  • Inscriptions: Named: THESEUS, ANDROMACHE, ALEXANDRE, PHORBAS
  • Attributed To: ALEXANDRE GROUP by BEAZLEY
    ALEXANDRE P by LEZZI-HAFTER
  • Decoration: A: AMAZONOMACHY, WARRIOR (NAMED THESEUS) AND AMAZON WITH AXE AND BOW (ANDROMACHE, NAMED)
    B: AMAZONOMACHY, AMAZON IN ORIENTAL COSTUME, WARRIOR, DEVICE, LION (BOTH NAMED, ALEXANDRE, PHORBAS)
  • Current Collection: London, British Museum: E157
  • Publication Record: Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 1213.2
    Boardman, J., Athenian Red Figure Vases, The Classical Period (London, 1989): FIG.225 (A, B)
    Carpenter, T.H., with Mannack, T., and Mendonca, M., Beazley Addenda, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1989): 348
    Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: LONDON, BRITISH MUSEUM 4, III.IC.6-III.IC.7, PLS.(227,228) 34.2A-B,35.1A View Whole CVA Plates
    Immerwahr, H., Attic Script, A Survey (Oxford, 1990): PL.33.137 (PART OF B)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: VIII, PL.658, PHORBAS I 13 (B)
    Muth, S., Gewalt im Bild, Das Phanomen der medialen Gewalt im Athen des 6. und 5. Jahrhunderts v. Chr. (Berlin, 2008): 405, FIG.288 (A)
  • AVI Web: https://www.avi.unibas.ch/DB/searchform.html?ID=4683
  • AVI Record Number: 4511
  • LIMC ID: 6656
  • LIMC Web: http://ark.dasch.swiss/ark:/72163/080e-7401ea5621856-9
  • CAVI Collection: London E 157.
  • CAVI Lemma: RF kantharos. From Camiros. Alexandre Group (Beazley){1}; Alexandre Painter (Lezzi-Hafter). Third quarter fifth.
  • CAVI Subject: Amazonomachy: A: Theseus and Andromache. B: Phorbas and Alexandre.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: A: to right of Theseus' helmet: Θεσευς. To left of Andromache's head and raised arm: Ανδρομαχε{2}. B: to right of her forehead: Αεξνδρε. I.e.: Α[λ]εξ[α]νδρε{3}. To left of the Greek's helmet, at some distance: Φορβας.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} akin to the Eretria Painter. {2} wrongly cited as Ανρομαχε by Kretschmer (1894), 183-84 with ref. to Salzmann (1866–75), pl. 59. {3} clear in the photo, hence not [Α]λεξ[α]νδρε. Bothmer reads: Αλεξ[α]νδρε.
  • CAVI Number: 4511
  • AVI Bibliography: H.B. Walters, CVA London 4, Great Britain 5 (1929), III I c, pl. 34,2a-b. — ARV[2] (1963), 1213/2. — Lezzi-Hafter (1976), 93, 112/Al 1, pls. 141-42. — Add.[2] (1989), 348. — AttScr (1990), no. 1056, fig. 137 (B, part).
  • Pleiades URI: https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/589836
  • Coordinates: 36.336562,27.919521
  • Pleiades Coordinates: 36.336185,27.921195
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