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216268, ATHENIAN, London, British Museum, London, British Museum, 1867.0508.1132

  • Vase Number: 216268
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Sub Technique: RELIEF (LID)
  • Shape Name: KANTHAROS
  • Date: -450 to -400
  • Attributed To: Recalls MARLAY P by BEAZLEY
  • Decoration: A: ODYSSEUS WITH SPRIGS, WOMAN (ATTENDANT OF NAUSICAA ?)
    B: OEDIPUS WITH CHLAMYS, SPEARS AND PETASOS, AND THE SPHINX
    Lid: GORGONEION
  • Current Collection: London, British Museum: E156
  • Previous Collections:
    • London, British Museum: 1867.0508.1132
  • Publication Record: Andreae, B. et al., Ulisse, il mito e la memoria (Rome, 1996): 157, FIG.2.73 (COLOUR OF A)
    Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 1281
    Carpenter, T.H., with Mannack, T. and Mendonca, M., Beazley Addenda, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1989): 358
    Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: LONDON, BRITISH MUSEUM 4, III.Ic.6, PL.(227) 34.1A-C View Whole CVA Plates
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: VI, PL.421, NAUSIKAA 4 (A)
    Villing, A. et al., Troy: myth and reality (London, 2019): 118, FIG.102 (COLOUR OF A)
  • AVI Web: https://www.avi.unibas.ch/DB/searchform.html?ID=4682
  • AVI Record Number: 4510
  • LIMC ID: 19495
  • LIMC Web: http://ark.dasch.swiss/ark:/72163/080e-74b7c47d0c4c6-6
  • CAVI Collection: London E 156.
  • CAVI Lemma: covered RF kantharos. Recalls Marley Painter (Beazley). Third quarter fifth.
  • CAVI Subject: On the cover: Gorgoneion in relief. A: Odysseus with one of Nausicaa's companions. B: Oedipus and the sphinx.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: A: Οδυσ[σ]ευς. καλη.
  • CAVI Comments: A trick vase. Smith thinks A represents Odysseus and Leucothea, cf. Od. 5.333ff.; formerly interpreted as Odysseus and Nausicaa. Mixed alphabet?
  • CAVI Number: 4510
  • AVI Bibliography: CIG 4 (1855–77), no. 7698. — C.H. Smith in BM Cat. E (1896), 144-45 (much old bibl.). — H.B. Walters, CVA London 4, Great Britain 5 (1929), III I c, pl. 34,1a-c. — ARV[2] (1963), 1281. — Add.[2] (1989), 358.
  • 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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