202955, Athens, National Museum, Acropolis Coll., 2.735

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  • Vase Number: 202955
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: KRATER, CALYX
  • Provenance: ATHENS, ACROPOLIS
  • Date: -500 to -450
  • Inscriptions: Named: MINOS, ARIANNE, MINOTAUROS, PALLAS, ORNEUS, NISOS, LYKOS
  • Attributed To: SYRISKOS P by BEAZLEY
  • Decoration: A: THESEUS AND MINOTAUR, (MINOS) WITH SCEPTRE, ARIADNE (ARIANNE) WITH WREATH, (THESEUS) AND (MINOTAUROS), (ALL NAMED)
    B: (PALLAS) SEATED, (ORNEUS), (NISOS) AND (LYKOS), ALL WITH SCEPTRES AND NAMED
  • Current Collection: Athens, National Museum, Acropolis Coll.: 2.735
  • Publication Record: Angiolillo, S., and Giuman, M. (eds.), Imago, Studi di iconografia antica (Cagliari, 2007): 178, FIG.3 (DRAWING OF A)
    Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 259.1
    Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, 1st ed. (Oxford, 1942): 195.1
    Beazley, J.D., Attische Vasenmaler des rotfigurigen Stils (Tubingen, 1925): 158.1
    Ephemeris Archaiologike: 1885, PL.11
    Frank, S., Attische Kelchkratere, eine Untersuchung zum Zusammenspiel von Gefassform und Bemalung (Frankfurt, 1990): PL.18 (A, B, SIDE)
    Graef, B. & Langlotz, E., Die antiken Vasen von der Akropolis zu Athen, vol.2 (Berlin, 1933): PL.61
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: VI, PL.155, LYKOS III 1 (DRAWINGS OF A AND B)
    Mediterranean Historical Review (Tel Aviv University): 7 (1992) 1, 43, FIGS.6-7 (A, B)
    Mitteilungen des Deutschen Archaologischen Instituts, Athenische Abteilung: 16 (1891) 200-1
    Neer, R.T., Style and Politics in Athenian Vase-Painting, The Craft of Democracy, ca.530-460 B.C.E. (Cambridge, 2002): 141, FIG.61 (DRAWING OF B)
    Schefold, K., Jung, F., Die Urkonige, Perseus, Bellerophon, Herakles und Theseus in der klassischen und hellenistischen Kunst (Munich, 1988): 54, FIGS.46-47 (DRAWINGS OF A AND B)
    Servadei, C., La figura di Theseus nella ceramica Attica, Iconografia e iconologia del mito nell' Atene arcaica e classica (Bologna, 2005): 102, FIG.42 (DRAWINGS OF A AND B)
  • CAVI Collection: Athens, N.M. Acr. ii, 735.+
  • CAVI Lemma: RF calyx krater. From Athens. Syriskos Painter. First quarter fifth.
  • CAVI Subject: A: Theseus and Minotaur in the labyrinth, with Minos and Ariadne. B: four Attic heroes watching Theseus on A.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: A: to right of Minos' face: Μιν[ος]. To right of Ariadne's face: Αριαννε, for Αριαγνε/Αριαδνε. To right of Theseus' forehead: Θεσευς. Above the Minotaur's left arm: Μινοταυρος. B: to right of back of head: Ορνευς. Above seated Pallas' head: Παλλας. To right of back of head: Nι[σ]ος. Similar: Λυκος.
  • CAVI Number: 1426
  • AVI Bibliography: Tsountas (1885b), pls. 11-12. — Graef–Langlotz (1925–33), ii, no. 735, pl. 61 (dr.). — ARV[2] (1963), 259/1.
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