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300025, ATHENIAN, Athens, National Museum, Athens, National Museum, 1002

  • Vase Number: 300025
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: BLACK-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: AMPHORA, NECK
  • Provenance: GREECE, ATHENS
  • Date: -625 to -575
  • Inscriptions: Named: HERAKLES, NETOS
  • Attributed To: NETTOS P by BEAZLEY
    Frieze below: DOLPHINS
    On handle: OWL, SWAN
  • Current Collection: Athens, National Museum: CC657
  • Previous Collections:
    • Athens, National Museum: 1002
  • Publication Record: Ahlberg-Cornell, G., Myth and Epos in Early Greek Art, Representation and Interpretation (Jonsered, 1992): 362, 371, FIGS.191, 206 (NA, A, AH)
    Alexandridou, A., The Early Black-Figured Pottery of Attika in Context (c.630-570 BCE) (Leiden, 2011): FIG.32 (NA)
    American Journal of Archaeology: 81 (1977) 28, FIG.20 (NECK)
    Archeo, Attualita di Passato: 107 (JANUARY 1994) 66 (COLOUR OF NA)
    Archeo, Attualita di Passato: 176 (OCTOBER 1999) 68 (COLOUR OF A)
    Archeo, Attualita di Passato: 80 (OCTOBER 1991) 66 (COLOUR OF A AND NA)
    Arrington, N.T., Athens at the Margins: Pottery and People in the Early Mediterranean World (Princeton, 2021): 45, FIG.2.11 (A)
    Barringer, J.M., The Art and Archaeology of Ancient Greece (Cambridge, 2014): 120, FIG.2.51A-B (COLOUR OF A AND N)
    Beazley, J.D., Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters (Oxford, 1956): 4.1, 679
    Beazley, J.D., Paralipomena (Oxford, 1971): 2.6
    Beazley, J.D., The Development of Attic Black- figure, 2nd ed. (California, 1986): PL.10.2-4 (PARTS OF A)
    Becker, C. et al., (eds.), Chronos, Beiträge zur prähistorischen Archäologie zwischen Nord- und Südosteuropa, Festschrift Bernhard Hänsel (1997): 658, FIG.3 (PART OF A)
    Bianchi Bandinelli, R. and Paribeni, E., L'Arte dell' antichita classica, I, Grecia (Turin, 1976): NO.137 (A)
    Boardman, J. (ed.), La ceramica antica (Milan, 1984): 196 (A)
    Boardman, J. with Charleston, R.J., Cook, R.M., and Hennessy, J.B., Die Keramik der Antike, Mesopotamien, Agypten, Griechenland, Italien (Freiburg, Basel, and Wien, 1985): 196 (COLOUR OF A)
    Boardman, J., Athenian Black Figure Vases (London, 1974): FIG.5 (NECK, DRAWING OF A)
    Bothmer, D. von, The Amasis Painter and his World (Malibu, 1985): 151, FIG.91 (PART OF A)
    Browning, R.(ed), The Greek World: Classical, Byzantine and Modern (London, 1985): 119, FIG.9 (PART)
    Camp, J.M., The Archaeology of Athens (New Haven and London, 2001): 25, FIG.22 (A)
    Carpenter, T.H., Art and Myth in Ancient Greece (London, 1991): FIG.224 (NA)
    Carpenter, T.H., with Mannack, T. and Mendonca, M., Beazley Addenda, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1989): 1
    Cartledge, P., Millett, P. und v. Reden, S. (eds.), Kosmos, Essays in order, conflict and community in classical Athens (Cambridge, 1998): 19, FIG.2 (A)
    Charbonneaux, J., Martin, R., and Villard, F., Archaic Greek Art (London, 1971): 47, FIG.50 (NECK)
    Cook, R.M. and Charleston, R., Masterpieces of Western and near-Eastern Ceramics (Tokyo, 1979): PL.38 (A)
    Cook, R.M., Greek Painted Pottery (London, 1966): FIG.17A (A)
    Coulie, A., La ceramique grecque aux epoques geometrique et orientalisante (XIe-VIe siecle av. J.-C.) (Paris, 2013): 219, FIG.216 (DRAWINGS OF A AND NA)
    Dietrich, N., Das Attribut als Problem, Eine bildwissenschaftliche Untersuchung zur griechischen Kunst (Berlin, Munich, and Boston, 2018): 55-56, FIGS.2.1.2 (DRAWING OF A AND UH)
    Dietrich, N., Figur ohne Raum? Bäume und Felsen in der attischen Vasenmalerei des 6. und 5. Jahrhunderts v. Chr., Image & Context 7 (Berlin, 2010): 150-151, FIGS.125 (UH, A)
    Fiorentini, G., Caltabiano, M., and Calderone, A. (eds.), Archeologia del Mediterraneo, Studi in onore di Ernesto de Miro (Rome, 2003): 474, FIG.2 (DETAIL)
    Flaceliere, R., Devambez, P., Heracles, Images & Recits (Paris, 1966): PL.17 (A, PART OF A)
    Fullerton, M.D., Greek Art (Cambridge, 2000): 63, FIG.41 (COLOUR OF A)
    Girard, T., L'oblique dans le monde grec (Oxford, 2015): 78, FIG.34 (NA)
    Gymnasium: 77 (1970) PL.3 (A)
    Henle, J., Greek Myths: a Vase Painter's Notebook (Indiana, 1973): 94, FIG.45 (A)
    Hesperia: The Journal of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens: 86.3 (2017) 439, FIGS.21-22. (COLOUR OF NA AND PART OF NA)
    Hurwit, J.M., The Art and Culture of Early Greece, 1100-480 (Ithaca, 1985): 19, FIG.4 (A)
    Hyatt, S. (ed.), The Greek Vase (New York, 1981): FIGS.46-47
    Jourdain-Annequin, C., Heracles-Melquart a Amrith, Recherches iconographiques (Paris, 1992): 79, PL.17.26 (NA)
    Kurtz, D.C. (ed.), Greek Vases, Lectures by J.D. Beazley (Oxford, 1989): PL.2.3 (NA)
    L'Antiquité classique: 58 (1989) PL.6, FIG.7 (A)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: IV, PL.184, GORGO, GORGONES 313 (PART)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: VI, PL.553, NESSOS 113 (NA)
    Lissarrague, F. et al. (eds.), Ceramique et peinture Grecques, Modes d'emploi, Actes du colloque internat., Ecole du Louvre, April 1995 (Paris, 1999): 265, FIG.1 (PART OF NA)
    Lydakis, S., Ancient Greek Painting and its Echoes in Later Art (Athens, 2002): 76-77, FIGS.58-59 (COLOUR OF A AND NA)
    Martens, D., Une esthetique de la transgression: le vase grec de la fin de l'epoque geometrique au debut de l'epoque classique (Brussels, 1992): 101, FIG.39 (A)
    Meddelelser fra Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: 32 (1975) 113, FIG.18 (PARTS OF HANDLES)
    Onians, J., Classical Art and the Cultures of Greece and Rome (New Haven, 1999): 71, FIG.51 (A)
    Osborne, R., Archaic and Classical Greek Art, Oxford History of Art (Oxford, 1998): 64, FIG.28 (A)
    Padgett, J. M. (ed.), The Centaur's Smile: The Human Animal in Early Greek Art (Princeton, 2003): 24, FIG.20 (COLOUR OF NA)
    Papers on the Amasis Painter and his World (Malibu, 1987): 32, FIG.3 (DRAWING OF NA)
    Pedley, J.G., Greek Art and Archaeology (New Jersey, 1993): 128, FIG.5.9 (A)
    Pedley, J.G., Greek Art and Archaeology. Fifth Edition (London, 2011): 128, FIG.5.9 (COLOUR OF A)
    Plantzos, D., Greek Art and Archaeology, c. 1100-30 BC (Athens, 2016): 87, FIG.128 (COLOUR OF A)
    Platt, V. and Squire, M. (eds.), The Frame in Classical Art: A Cultural History (Cambridge, 2017): 140, FIG.2.10 (NA)
    Robertson, C., A Shorter History of Greek Art (Cambridge, 1981): 33, FIG. 46 (A)
    Schefold, K., Götter- und Heldensagen der Griechen in der Früh- und Hocharchaischen Kunst (Munich, 1993): 87, FIG.69B, 113, FIG.98 (PARTS)
    Settis, S. (ed.), I Greci, Storia Cultura Arte Societa 2, Una storia greca, 1.Formazione (Turin, 1996): 1199, FIG.24 (A)
    Simon, E. & Hirmer, M., Die Griechischen Vasen (Munich, 1976): PLS.44-46 (A, PART OF A, NECK)
    Stansbury-O'Donnell, M.D, Pictorial Narrative in Ancient Greek Art (Cambridge, 1999): 94, FIG.39 (A)
    Steuben, H. von, Frühe Sagendarstellungen in Korinth und Athen (Berlin, 1968): 26, FIG.11 (DRAWING OF PART)
    Thesaurus Cultus et Rituum Antiquorum: III, PL.41.33 (NA)
    Thomsen, A., Die Wirkung der Götter, Bilder mit Flügelfiguren auf griechischen Vasen des 6. und 5. Jahrhunderts v.Chr. (Berlin and Boston, 2011): 40, FIG.12 (PART OF A)
    Tiverios, M.A., Elliniki techni, archaia angaia (Athens, 1996): 64-65, FIGS.19-20 (COLOUR OF A AND NA)
    Yatromanolakis, D. (ed.), Epigraphy of Art: Ancient Greek Vase-Inscriptions and Vase-Paintings (Oxford, 2016): 186, FIG.1 (COLOUR OF A)
    Yoshikawa, I, Special Exhibition of Ancient Greek Vases from Japanese Collections (Nara, 1988): 9 (NA)
  • AVI Web:
  • AVI Record Number: 731
  • LIMC ID: 13680
  • LIMC Web:
  • CAVI Collection: Athens, N.M. 1002.
  • CAVI Lemma: BF neck amphora. From Athens. Nettos Painter. Last quarter seventh.
  • CAVI Subject: On the neck, A: Heracles and Nessus.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: hερακλες, retr. Nετ[τ]ος.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} Hyatt, fig. 47 is the neck picture, good for inscriptions.
  • CAVI Comments: Boegehold has shown that the tau of NΕΤΟΣ is written over traces of a wiped-off letter, which he considers a sampi. See further, AttScr.
  • CAVI Number: 0731
  • AVI Bibliography: Beazley (1944a), 38 ff., no. 1. — ABV (1956), 4/1, 679. — Jeffery (1961), 76/6a, 401, pl. 1. — Arias–Hirmer–Shefton (1962), pl. 20 (A, neck). — Boegehold (1962), 405-406, pl. 120. — Karouzou (1963), pls. 81-83, 89, pp. 123 ff. — Para. (1971), 2/6. — Philippaki (1974), fig. 10 (neck, color). — Threatte (1980), 24. — Hyatt (1981), 40, figs. 46-37 (A, detail of A){1}. — Simon–Hirmer (1981), pl. 44. — Add.[2] (1989), 1 (much bibl.). — AttScr (1990), no. 55. — Threatte (1996), 678.
  • CAVI / AVI Data from Henry Immerwahr's Corpus of Attic Vase Inscriptions (CAVI), updated by Rudoph Wachter's Attic Vase Inscriptions (AVI)
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