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350462, ATHENIAN, Boston (MA), Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MA), Museum of Fine Arts, 63.952

  • Vase Number: 350462
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: BLACK-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: AMPHORA, BELLY, TYPE A
  • Date: -550 to -500
  • Inscriptions: Named: DIONYSOS
    Named: HELENE, POLYDEUKES, AISCHINES, KASTOR, SIMOIS, EURYLOCHOS
  • Attributed To: Close to EXEKIAS by BEAZLEY
    Compare TALEIDES P by BEAZLEY
    Compare TOWRY WHYTE P by BEAZLEY
  • Decoration: A: KASTOR AND POLYDEUKES (BOTH NAMED) HARNESSING CHARIOT, YOUTHS (NAMED, AISCHINES, EURYLOCHOS), HELEN (NAMED), HORSE (NAMED, SIMOS)
    B: VINTAGE, DIONYSOS (NAMED) SEATED ON STOOL WITH KANTHAROS, VINE, SATYRS PICKING GRAPES, BASKETS
  • Current Collection: Boston (MA), Museum of Fine Arts: 1963.952
  • Previous Collections:
    • Boston (MA), Museum of Fine Arts: 63.952
  • Publication Record: Beazley, J.D., Paralipomena (Oxford, 1971): 62, 317
    Buitron-Oliver, D. (ed.), New Perspectives in Early Greek Art (Hanover and London, 1991): 32, 40, FIG.4 (B, COLOUR OF B)
    Carpenter, T.H., with Mannack, T. and Mendonca, M., Beazley Addenda, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1989): 41
    Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: BOSTON, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS 1, 9-10, FIG.14, PL.(634) 12.1-3 View Whole CVA Plates
    Dietrich, N. and Squire, M. (eds.), Ornament and Figure in Graeco-Roman Art, Rethinking visual Ontologies in Classical Antiquity (Berlin and Boston, 2018): 75, FIG.3.1 (B)
    Dietrich, N., Das Attribut als Problem, Eine bildwissenschaftliche Untersuchung zur griechischen Kunst (Berlin, Munich, and Boston, 2018): 40, FIG.1.10 (B)
    Dietrich, N., Figur ohne Raum? Bäume und Felsen in der attischen Vasenmalerei des 6. und 5. Jahrhunderts v. Chr., Image & Context 7 (Berlin, 2010): 75, FIG.54 (A)
    Filser, W., Die Elite Athens auf der attischen Luxuskeramik, Image & Context 16 (Berlin, Munich, Boston, 2017): 476, FIG.310 (A)
    Holmberg, E.J., On the Rycroft Painter and other Black-Figure Vase-Painters with a Feeling for Nature (Jonsered, 1992): 31, FIG.19 (B)
    Isler-Kerenyi, C., Civilizing Violence: Satyrs on 6th-century Greek Vases (Fribourg and Gottingen, 2004): 76, FIG.36 (DRAWING OF B)
    Jahrbuch des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts: 102 (1987) 95, FIG.26, 106, FIG.30 (A, B)
    Kondoleon, C., Grossmann, R.A. et al., MFA Highlights, Classical Art (Boston, 2008): 35 (COLOUR OF B)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: VIII, PL.763, SILENOI 108 (B)
    Mackay, E.A., Tradition and Originality, A Study of Exekias (Oxford, 2010): PL.79 (A)
    Mikalson, J.D., Ancient Greek Religion (Malden, 2005): 91, FIG.IV.14 (B)
    Papers on the Amasis Painter and his World (Malibu, 1987): 106, FIG.8 (B)
    Thesaurus Cultus et Rituum Antiquorum: VIII, PL.43, CAT.81 (B)
    Tsaknis, N., Trophies of the Argonauts (Volos, 2004): 63 (COLOUR OF A)
  • AVI Web: https://www.avi.unibas.ch/DB/searchform.html?ID=2959
  • AVI Record Number: 2811
  • LIMC ID: 29529
  • LIMC Web: http://ark.dasch.swiss/ark:/72163/080e-75463096748d8-9
  • CAVI Collection: Boston 63.952.
  • CAVI Lemma: BF amphora. Manner of Exekias (close to him). Third quarter sixth. 550-540.
  • CAVI Subject: A: Castor and Pollux harnessing their chariot. B: Dionysus seated in his vineyard, with satyrs cavorting in the arbor; baskets (vintage).
  • CAVI Inscriptions: A: above the head of a woman at left: hελενε. Behind the head and back of a youth mounting the chariot: [Π]ολυδευκες, retr. Similar for a youth who stands behind the horses: Αισχινες, retr. Above the head of a figure in long chiton who stands behind the forward horse: Καστορ. Below the rear horse's head: ΣιμοΙς. [The final sigma placed below the omicron for lack of space.] To left of the front horse's front legs: Κασον καλος, retr. [Note the spacing: Κασον ^ κα^λος; ^ indicates one empty letter space.] To left of the legs of a nude youth who is calming the front horse, facing him: Ευρυλοχος, retr. There is another inscription above the youth's head and by the front horse's head: probably the other horse's name [Xanthos??]. B: at upper right: Διονυσος.
  • CAVI Number: 2811
  • AVI Bibliography: Museum photo (B). — Para. (1971), 62, 317. — Scheibler (1987), 95, figs. 26 (A) and 30 (B). — Add.[2] (1989), 41. — Shapiro (1989), 152 and n. 86.
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