310304, ATHENIAN, London, British Museum, London, British Museum, 1839.11-9.1

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  • Vase Number: 310304
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: BLACK-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: AMPHORA B
  • Provenance: ITALY, ETRURIA, VULCI
  • Date: -575 to -525
  • Inscriptions: Named: KALIAS, ANTHIPOS, ETEOKLOS
  • Attributed To: GROUP E by BEAZLEY
  • Decoration: A: BIRTH OF ATHENA (ARMED), ZEUS SEATED ON CHAIR WITH PROTOME OF HORSE AND YOUTHS, WITH THUNDERBOLT AND SCEPTRE, APOLLO PLAYING KITHARA, POSEIDON, HERA, HEPHAISTOS, EILEITHYIA, ARES, HERAKLES (SOME NAMED)
    B: WARRIOR DEPARTING IN CHARIOT, CHARIOTEER IN NEBRIS, MEN, SOME OLD, ONE SEATED ON STOOL, ONE HOLDING SHIELD AND HELMET, SOME NAMED (KALIAS, ANTHIPOS, ETEOKLOS)
    FBA: ANIMAL FRIEZE, GOATS, PANTHERS, SWANS
    FBB: ANIMAL FRIEZE, PANTHERS, GOATS
    LD1: HUNTING, HORSEMEN AND YOUTHS, BOAR, DEER
    LD2: ANIMAL FRIEZE, PANTHERS, GOATS, DEER, LIONS
  • Current Collection: London, British Museum: B147
  • Previous Collections:
    • London, British Museum: 1839.11-9.1
  • Publication Record: Antike Kunst: 54 (2011) PL.4.3 (UH)
    Barringer, J.M., The hunt in ancient Greece (Baltimore and London, 2001): 17, FIG.1 (LD1, LD2)
    Beazley, J.D., Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters (Oxford, 1956): 135.44
    Beazley, J.D., Paralipomena (Oxford, 1971): 55
    Carpenter, T.H., with Mannack, T., and Mendonca, M., Beazley Addenda, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1989): 36
    Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: LONDON, BRITISH MUSEUM 3, III.HE.3, PL.(144) 24.1A-G View Whole CVA Plates
    Ephemeris Archaiologike: 128 (1989) 112, FIG.7B (A)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: IV, PL.421, HERA 289 (PART OF A)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: SUPPLEMENTUM 1, PL.241, ZEUS ADD.62 (PART OF A)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: V, PL.255, HERMES 682 (PART OF A)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: VII, PL.368, POSEIDON 173 (PART OF A)
    Metropolitan Museum Journal: 36 (2001) 27, FIGS.17-18 (B, PART)
    Morard, T., Horizontalite et Verticalite, Le bandeau humain et le bandeau divin chez le Peintre de Darius (Mainz, 2009): PL.62.2 (A)
    Revue Archeologique: (1993), 242, FIG.6 (PART OF A)
    Schefold, K., Gods and Heroes in Late Archaic Greek Art. English translation by A. Griffiths. (Cambridge, 1992): FIG.6 (A)
    Schnapp, A., Le chasseur et la cite, Chasse et erotique dans la Grece ancienne (Paris, 1997): 234, NO.151 (LD)
    de La Geniere, J. (ed.), Hera, Images, espaces, cultes, Actes du Coll.Int.du Cent. de Rech. Archeologiques de l'Univ. de Lille III 1993 (Naples,1997): 97, FIG.1 (PART OF A)
  • AVI Web: https://www.avi.unibas.ch/DB/searchform.html?ID=4415
  • AVI Record Number: 4243
  • LIMC ID: 11551
  • LIMC Web: http://ark.dasch.swiss/ark:/72163/080e-74473d46e60cb-2
  • CAVI Collection: London B 147.
  • CAVI Lemma: BF amphora. From Vulci. Group E. Third quarter sixth. 550-540.
  • CAVI Subject: A: Birth of Athena. B: Warrior Leaving Home, in a chariot.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: A: by the left leg of Hephaestus: hεφαιστος, retr. Above Hera's head: hερα. To right of Poseidon's head: Ποσειδον. Below Apollo's lyre: Απολ[λ]ον, retr. To right of Zeus' face: Ζ[ευς]. To right of Athena: Α(θ)εναια. Over Eileithyia's head: hιλειθυα{1}. B: to right of the shield of the warrior in the chariot: Καλ[λ]ιας, retr. By the driver: Καλ[λ]ι[ας], retr. Over the head of an old man behind the horses: Ανθιπ[π]ο̣ς̣. A warrior at right is inscribed: Ετεοϙλος{2}.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} for the forms occurring in Attic inscriptions, see Threatte (1980), 342. {2} this reading is firm (the photo agreeing with Kretschmer).
  • CAVI Number: 4243
  • AVI Bibliography: Photo. — CIG 4 (1855–77), no. 7402. — H.B. Walters in BM Cat. B (1893), 103 (bibl.). — Kretschmer (1894), 100 and n. 4 (Robert, C. Smith). — Wrede (1916), pl. 20, no. 29 (B). — H.B. Walters, CVA London 3, Great Britain 4 (1927), III H e, pl. 24,1a-g. — ABV (1956), 135/44, 686. — Para. (1971), 55. — Add.[2] (1989), 36.
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