207774, Paris, Musee du Louvre, G434

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  • Vase Number: 207774
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: PELIKE
  • Provenance: ITALY, NOLA
  • Date: -475 to -425
  • Attributed To: ETHIOP P by BEAZLEY
  • Decoration: A: GIGANTOMACHY, DIONYSOS WITH THYRSOS, GIANT FALLING, SNAKE
    B: DRAPED YOUTH WITH STAFF
  • Current Collection: Paris, Musee du Louvre: G434
  • Publication Record: Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 665.3
    Beazley, J.D., Attische Vasenmaler des rotfigurigen Stils (Tubingen, 1925): 326.3
    Berard, C. (ed.), Images et societe en Grece ancienne, L'iconographie comme methode d'analyse, Cahiers d'Archeologie Romande 36 (Lausanne, 1987): 113, FIG.4 (A)
    Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: PARIS, MUSEE DU LOUVRE 8, III.I.D.31, PL.(524) 44.1-4
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: IV, PL.149, GIGANTES 375 (A)
    Millingen, J., Ancient Unedited Monuments, Painted Greek Vases (London, 1822): PL.25
  • CAVI Collection: Paris, Louvre G 434.
  • CAVI Lemma: RF pelike. From Nola. Ethiop Painter. Second quarter fifth.
  • CAVI Subject: A: Gigantomachy: Dionysus fighting a giant. B: a youth with his stick.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: A: nonsense: to right of Dionysus' head, above the giant: γσνοιι{1}. Between the figures: υ(χ)οιι{2}.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} the first two letters from CVA, fig. 2, the rest from the text; but the photo seems to show different letters for these also. {2} so the photo, the second letter resembling an `Argive' lambda. CVA prints: NΧΟΙΙ.
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