10148, ATHENIAN, Malibu (CA), The J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu (CA), The J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu (CA), The J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu (CA), The J. Paul Getty Museum, Greenwich (CT), Bareiss, 90.AE.15

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  • Vase Number: 10148
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: BLACK-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: PYXIS FRAGMENT
  • Date: -575 to -525
  • Inscriptions: Named: PORPHYRION, ENKELADOS
  • Attributed To: BMN P by BOTHMER
  • Decoration: BD: GIGANTOMACHY, ATHENA, POSEIDON WITH NISYROS (BOTH NAMED), HERAKLES, GIANTS (NAMED, PORPHYRION, ENKELADOS), CHARIOT, SHIELD DEVICE, PROTOME OF LION
  • Current Collection: Malibu (CA), The J. Paul Getty Museum: 82.AE.26
  • Previous Collections:
    • Greenwich (CT), Bareiss: 351
    • Malibu (CA), The J. Paul Getty Museum: 90.AE.15
    • Malibu (CA), The J. Paul Getty Museum: L.88.AE.46
    • Malibu (CA), The J. Paul Getty Museum: 86.AE.143
  • Publication Record: Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: MALIBU, J. PAUL GETTY MUSEUM 2, 20-22, FIG.10, PL.(1246) 72.1-2 View Whole CVA Plates
    Greek Vases, Molly and Walter Bareiss Collections, the Paul Getty Museum (Malibu, 1983): 27, NO.15
    Meyer, M., Athena, Gottin von Athen. Kult und Mythos auf der Akropolis bis in klassische Zeit, Wiener Forschungen zur Archologie 16 (Vienna, 2017): 613, FIG.233
    Oakley, J. and Palagia, O. (eds.), Athenian Potters and Painters, Volume II (Oxford, 2010): 167, FIG.1
    PHOTOGRAPH(S) IN THE BEAZLEY ARCHIVE: 4
  • AVI Web: https://www.avi.unibas.ch/DB/searchform.html?ID=5186
  • AVI Record Number: 4997
  • LIMC ID: 29188
  • LIMC Web: http://ark.dasch.swiss/ark:/72163/080e-75415b891aabe-6
  • CAVI Collection: Malibu 86.AE.143.+
  • CAVI Lemma: Fr. of BF pyxis{1}. BMN Painter (Bothmer). Third quarter sixth. Ca. 540 (Bother).
  • CAVI Subject: A: part, top of scene: Gigantomachy: Heracles (probably on the chariot pole); Athena; horses of Zeus' chariot (he is missing); Porphyrion and Enkelados. Loan frs.: upper part of Poseidon, with the island of Nisyros on the shoulder; parts of other figures.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: A: to right of Athena's forehead: Α(θ)[εναια]{2}. To left of the first giant's helmet crest, along the top margin: Φορφυριον, retr.{3}. Starting in the same position from the second giant's helmet crest: Εν^κελαδο(ς), retr.{4}. Above Poseidon's head: Ποσε̣ιδον, retr.{5}.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} Nicosthenic shape. {2} the theta smudged. {3} the nu raised, covering the top margin line. {4} the first giant's spear arm intervenes. The sigma sideways. The inscription fills the whole available space: planned? {5} note that Poseidon faces right, unlike the giants whose names are also retr.
  • CAVI Number: 4997
  • AVI Bibliography: Bothmer–Bean (1969), no. 28. — J. Paul Getty Museum (1983), 73/75; also 27/15 (ill.). — LIMC iv (1988), 217, Gigantes 116 (loan no. incorrect), and 256, Gigantes. — A.J. Clark, CVA Malibu 2, USA 25 (1990), pl. 72,1-2, fig. (profile). — True (1991), 138/12.1-10.
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