302838, ATHENIAN, London, British Museum, London, British Museum, 1867.5-8.968

Image

[View larger image] [Add to photograph album]

  • Vase Number: 302838
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: BLACK-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: AMPHORA, NECK
  • Provenance: SICILY, AGRIGENTO
  • Date: -550 to -500
  • Inscriptions: NIKOSTHENES
    Signature: NIKOSTHENESEPOIESEN
  • Attributed To: BMN P by BEAZLEY
    NIKOSTHENES POTTER by SIGNATURE
  • Decoration: A: ATHLETES, WRESTLING
    B: ATHLETES, BOXING
    NA: ATHLETES, BOXING, BETWEEN DRAPED MEN WITH STAFFS
    NB: ATHLETES, WRESTLING, BETWEEN DRAPED MEN WITH STAFFS
  • Current Collection: London, British Museum: B295
  • Previous Collections:
    • London, British Museum: 1867.5-8.968
  • Publication Record: Beazley, J.D., Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters (Oxford, 1956): 226.1
    Beazley, J.D., Paralipomena (Oxford, 1971): 106
    Bothmer, D.von, The Amasis Painter and his World (Malibu, 1985): 43, FIG.33 (B, NB)
    Braccesi, L., et al., Veder Greco, le necropoli di Agrigento, mostra internazionale, Agrigento, 2. maggio - 31. luglio 1988 (Rome, 1988): 186-187, NO.53
    Carpenter, T.H., with Mannack, T., and Mendonca, M., Beazley Addenda, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1989): 59
    Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: LONDON, BRITISH MUSEUM 4, IIIHe.12, PL.(217) 72.1A-D View Whole CVA Plates
    Decker, W., Sport in der griechischen Antike, Vom minoischen Wettkampf bis zu den Olympischen Spielen (Munchen, 1995): 88, FIG.35 (B)
    Faulkner, N., A visitor's guide to the ancient Olympics (New Haven and London, 2012): PL.9 (COLOUR OF B)
    Hurwit, J.M., Artists and Signatures in Ancient Greece (Cambridge, 2015): 87, FIG.44 (B)
    Mediterranean Archaeology: 8 (1995) PL.11 (B)
    Muller, S., Das Volk der Athleten, Untersuchungen zur Ideologie und Kritik des Sports in der griechisch-romischen Antike (Trier, 1995): 123, FIG.9 (B)
    Pallas, Revue d'etudes antiques: 92 (2013) 41, FIG.3 (DRAWING OF B)
    Poliakoff, M. B., Combat Sports in the Ancient World, Competition, Violence and Culture (Yale, 1987): 36, FIG.21 (B)
    Quaderni Urbinati di Cultura Classica: 53 [82] (1996) 2, FIG.2 AT P.129 (A)
    Smith, T.J., and Plantzos, D. (eds.), A Companion to Greek Art (Malden, 2012): II, 551, FIG.28.4 (B, NB)
    Stuttard, D., Power Games, Ritual and Rivalry at the Ancient Greek Olympics (London, 2012): 138, FIG.51 (COLOUR OF PART OF B)
    Yatromanolakis, D. (ed.), An Archaeology of Representations, Ancient Greek Vase-Painting and contemporary Methodologies (Athens, 2009): 156, FIG.8 (DRAWING OF A)
  • AVI Web: https://www.avi.unibas.ch/DB/searchform.html?ID=4443
  • AVI Record Number: 4271
  • CAVI Collection: London B 295.
  • CAVI Lemma: BF neck amphora of special type. From Agrigento. BMN Painter. Nikosthenes, potter. 530-520.
  • CAVI Subject: Neck: A: wrestlers. B: boxers. Body: A: boxers. B: wrestlers.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: Body: A: below the wrestlers' crossed arms, vertically down (halving the picture): Nικοσ̣(θ)ενες εποιεσεν.
  • CAVI Number: 4271
  • AVI Bibliography: CIG 4 (1855–77), no. 8241. — H.B. Walters, CVA London 4, Great Britain 5 (1929), III H e, pl. 72,1a-d. — Dev.[1] (1951), 73 and 114. — ABV (1956), 226/1. — Para. (1971), 106. — Dev.[2] (1986), pl. 77, fig. 1. — Add.[2] (1989), 59 (much bibl.). — AttScr (1990), no. 302.
Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

Link to this record using the address http://www.beazley.ox.ac.uk/record/CD1642F2-565D-46D7-A6BC-A92D9C0A13C8

Back to top