215139, ATHENIAN, Boston (MA), Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MA), Museum of Fine Arts, 99.539

  • Vase Number: 215139
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: CUP STEMLESS
  • Provenance: ITALY, SORRENTO
  • Date: -450 to -400
  • Inscriptions: Named: KLEOTRA, PHYLONOE, PERITHOS
  • Attributed To: XENOTIMOS by BEAZLEY
  • Decoration: A: WOMAN (KLYTAIMESTRA, NAMED), OLD MAN WITH SCEPTRE (TYNDAREUS, NAMED) AND LEDA (NAMED) AT ALTAR WITH EGG AND EAGLE
    B: WOMEN, SOME NAMED, KLEOTRA, PHYLONOE
    I: MAN IN PETASOS, CHLAMYS AND BOOTS WITH SPEARS SEATED ON STOOL (PERITHOOS, NAMED, PERITHOS)
  • Current Collection: Boston (MA), Museum of Fine Arts: 1899.539
  • Previous Collections:
    • Boston (MA), Museum of Fine Arts: 99.539
  • Publication Record: Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 1142.1
    Beazley, J.D., Paralipomena (Oxford, 1971): 455
    Boardman, J., Athenian Red Figure Vases, The Classical Period (London, 1989): FIG.214 (I,A)
    Carpenter, T.H., with Mannack, T., and Mendonca, M., Beazley Addenda, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1989): 334
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: VI, PL.112, LEDA 28 (A)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: VI, PL.34, KLEOPATRA III 1 (B)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: VII, PL.176, PEIRITHOOS 70 (I)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: VIII, PL.111, TYNDAREOS 1 (A)
    Mugione, E., Miti della ceramica attica in Occidente: Problemi di trasmissioni iconografiche nelle produzioni italiote (Taranto, 2000): 145, FIG.16 (A)
  • AVI Web: https://www.avi.unibas.ch/DB/searchform.html?ID=2830
  • AVI Record Number: 2683
  • LIMC ID: 2585
  • LIMC Web: http://ark.dasch.swiss/ark:/72163/080e-73c8124f4e8d0-9
  • CAVI Collection: Boston 99.539.
  • CAVI Lemma: RF cup. From Sorrento. Xenotimos Painter. Xenotimos, potter. 430-425.
  • CAVI Subject: Int.: Perithoos seated, in traveling costume (in Hades, Beazley). Ext.: Leda and the egg: A: woman (Klytaemnestra); white-haired man, wreathed and with a scepter, at the altar (Tyndareus); altar, on which is the egg and an eagle facing it; woman, excited, looking back. B: three women, that in the center standing with a foot on a rock and with one elbow resting on her knee, gesticulating.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: Int.: to his right, at chest-height: Περιθος{1}. A: above the head of the woman at left: Κλυταιμεστρα. To right of Tyndareus, at head height, above the altar: Τευδαρεως{2}. Λεδα. B: Κλεο[πα]τρα. To right of the central woman's back of head: Φυλονοε{3}. Ξενοτιμος | εποιεσεν, stoich. (The sig. is in white, CB.)
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} Beazley in CB says that the epsilon is more likely short than long, cf. the Attic deme Περιθοιδαι. Threatte (1980), p. 240 also reads Περιθους; cf. ii 33. {2} Threatte (1996), 40 has the reading Τεν̣δαρεως. {3} Apollodorus 3.10,6 mentions her as a daughter of Leda. She converses with Kleopatra on her left; the woman at right looks to right, i.e. at the egg on A; she is not named. Beazley is puzzled by Kleopatra appearing among the daughters of Tyndareus; see CB, p. 71 n. 4; on Berlin 2291 she is Timandra (so Beazley here).
  • CAVI Number: 2683
  • AVI Bibliography: CB (1931–63), iii, 69/163, pl. 99 (phs. of all; early bibl.). — ARV[2] (1963), 1142/1. — Para. (1971), 455. — Add.[2] (1989), 334. — Boardman (1989), fig. 214, above (good picture of Int.). — AttScr (1990), no. 1118. — Robertson (1992), 227. — Threatte (1996), 40, 724, and 742.
  • Pleiades URI: https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/433139
  • Coordinates: 40.624906539917,14.3748364448547
  • Pleiades Coordinates: 40.625464,14.370775

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