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213511, ATHENIAN, London, British Museum, E271

  • Vase Number: 213511
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: AMPHORA, NECK
  • Provenance: ITALY, ETRURIA, VULCI
  • Date: -475 to -425
  • Inscriptions: Named: MELELOSA, TERPSICHORA, MOUSAIOS
  • Attributed To: Near HECTOR P by BEAZLEY
    PELEUS P by BEAZLEY
    POLYGNOTOS, GROUP OF by BEAZLEY
  • Decoration: A: MELOUSA (NAMED, MELELOSA) WITH PIPES, TERPSICHORA (NAMED) SEATED ON CHAIR PLAYING HARP, MOUSAIOS (NAMED) WITH LYRE AND LAUREL BRANCH, KITHARA SUSPENDED
    B: DRAPED YOUTHS WITH STAFFS, WOMAN
  • Current Collection: London, British Museum: E271
  • Publication Record: Anderson, W.D., Music and Musicians in Ancient Greece (Ithaca, 1994): PL.7 (A)
    Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 1039.13
    Beazley, J.D., Attische Vasenmaler des rotfigurigen Stils (Tübingen, 1925): 397.1
    Beazley, J.D., Paralipomena (Oxford, 1971): 443
    Boardman, J., Athenian Red Figure Vases, The Classical Period (London, 1989): FIG.144 (A)
    Bol, P. (ed.), Zum Verhaltnis von Raum und Zeit in der griechischen Kunst (2003): PL.4, FIG.7 (PART OF A)
    Bundrick, S.D., Music and Image in Classical Athens (Cambridge, 2005): 31, FIG.18 (A)
    Burn, L. and Glynn, R., Beazley Addenda (Oxford, 1982): 156
    Buschor, E., Griechische Vasenmalerei (Munich, 1914): 199
    Carpenter, T.H., with Mannack, T. and Mendonca, M., Beazley Addenda, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1989): 319
    Cook, R.M., Greek Painted Pottery (London, 1966): PL.46A (A)
    Cook, R.M., Greek Painted Pottery 3rd ed. (London, 1997): PL.46A (A)
    Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: LONDON, BRITISH MUSEUM 3, III.Ic.6, PLS.(176,177) 11.1A-C12.2 View Whole CVA Plates
    Furtwängler, A. and Reichhold, K., Griechische Vasenmalerei (Munich, 1904-32): PL.139 (A, B)
    Giudice, F. and Panvini, R. (eds.), Il greco, il barbaro e la ceramica attica, Immaginario del diverso, processi di scambio e autorappresentazione degli indigeni, Volume primo, Atti del Convegno Internazionale di studi, 14-19 maggio 2001, Catania, Caltanisetta, Gela, Camarina, Vittoria, Siracusa (Rome, 2010): 59, FIG.1 (A)
    Jahrbuch des Kunsthistorischen Museums Wien: 13/14 (2011/2012) 228, FIG.8 (COLOUR OF A)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: VI, PL.408, MOUSAIOS 3 (A)
    Maas, M. and Snyder, J.M, Stringed Instruments of Ancient Greece (New Haven, 1989): 102, FIG.5 (A)
    Matheson, S.B., Polygnotos and Vase Painting in Classical Athens (Madison, 1995): 115, PL.95 (A)
    Monumenti inediti pubblicati dall'Instituto di Corrispondenza Archeologica (Rome, 1829-91): V, PL.37
    Pfuhl, E., Malerei und Zeichnung der Griechen (Munich, 1923): FIG.555 (A)
    Robertson, C.M., The art of vase-painting in classical Athens (Cambridge, 1992): 215, FIG.224 (A)
    Schefold, K., Jung, F., Die Urkonige, Perseus, Bellerophon, Herakles und Theseus in der klassischen und hellenistischen Kunst (Munich, 1988): 92, FIG.106 (A)
    Tsiaphaki, D., I Thraki stin attiki eikonographia tou 5ou aiona p. Ch., Prosengiseis stis scheseis Athinas kai Thrakis (Komotini, 1998): 356, FIG.34A (A)
    West, M.L., Ancient Greek Music (Oxford, 1992): PL.21 (A)
  • AVI Web: https://www.avi.unibas.ch/DB/searchform.html?ID=4718
  • AVI Record Number: 4546
  • LIMC ID: 18824
  • LIMC Web: http://ark.dasch.swiss/ark:/72163/080e-74ae3b52cbc7f-5
  • CAVI Collection: London E 271.
  • CAVI Lemma: RF Nolan amphora From Vulci. Peleus Painter. Third quarter fifth.
  • CAVI Subject: A: at left, a Muse with flutes; in the center, a Muse playing magadis; at right, Musaeus with a lyre. B: woman between two youths.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: A: inscriptions above heads: the left muse: Μελ{ελ}οσα{1}. In the center: Τερψιχορα. Ατ right: Μοσαιος.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} FR gives parallels for Melosa: stamnos (?RF pelike) Louvre G 375 (CAVI 6535), Mon. Inst. 1856, 10,2; RF calyx krater Leningrad inv. 769 (CAVI 7382), Mon. 8, 44; RF stamnos Oxford 522 (CAVI 5914), JHS 1904, 307, pl. 8. [[Meled-?]]
  • CAVI Comments: The name Melousa seems to me connected with μελος, although there is a proper name Μελλουσα (Pape).
  • CAVI Number: 4546
  • AVI Bibliography: CIG 4 (1855–77), no. 8458c. — FR (1904–32), iii, 107-109, pl. 139. — H.B. Walters, CVA London 3, Great Britain 4 (1927), III I c, pl. 11,1a-c. — ARV[2] (1963), 1039/13 (much bibl.). — Para. (1971), 443. — Add.[2] (1989), 319. — Boardman (1989), fig. 144. — LIMC vi (1992), pl. 408, Mousaios 3. — Robertson (1992), 214 and fig. 224 (A). — Matheson (1995), 113, 439/PE16, pl. 95.
  • 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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  • Pleiades URI: https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/413393
  • Coordinates: 42.421429,11.702499
  • Pleiades Coordinates: 42.419009,11.6298975
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