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214158, ATHENIAN, New York (NY), Metropolitan Museum, New York (NY), Metropolitan Museum, 1928.57.23

  • Vase Number: 214158
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: KRATER, BELL
  • Date: -475 to -425
  • Inscriptions: Named: PERSOPHATA
  • Attributed To: PERSEPHONE P by BEAZLEY
  • Current Collection: New York (NY), Metropolitan Museum: 28.57.23
  • Previous Collections:
    • New York (NY), Metropolitan Museum: 1928.57.23
  • Publication Record: Acta Archaeologica: 64 (1993) 164, FIG.16 (PART OF A)
    Antike Kunst: 38 (1995) PL.9.3 (A)
    Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 1012.1
    Beazley, J.D., Paralipomena (Oxford, 1971): 440
    Boardman, J., Athenian Red Figure Vases, The Classical Period (London, 1989): FIG.121 (A)
    Bonanome, D., Il relievo da Mondragone nel Museo Nazionale di Napoli (Naples, 1995): 114, FIG.55 (PART OF A)
    Bowden, H., Mystery Cults in the Ancient World (London, 2010): 27, FIG.13 (A)
    Burn, L. and Glynn, R., Beazley Addenda (Oxford, 1982): 153
    Cambridge Ancient History, Plates to Volumes 5&6: 141, FIG.144 (A)
    Carpenter, T.H., Art and Myth in Ancient Greece (London, 1991): FIG.44 (A)
    Carpenter, T.H., with Mannack, T. and Mendonca, M., Beazley Addenda, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1989): 314
    Clark, M., Exploring Greek Myth (Malden, Oxford, and Chichester, 2012): 8, FIG.1.1 (A)
    Denoyelle, M., La cratere des Niobides (Paris, 1997): 29, FIG.23 (COLOUR OF A)
    Descoeudres, J-P. (ed.), Eumousia, Ceramic and Iconographic Studies in Honour of Alexander Cambitoglou (Sydney, 1990): PL.27.4 (DRAWING OF A)
    Kéi, N., L'esthétique des fleurs, kosmos, poikilia et kharis dans la céramique attique du VIe et du Ve siècle av. n. ère, ICON 22 (Berlin and Boston, 2022): 108, FIG.80 (A)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: V, PL.251, HERMES 637 (PART OF A)
    Mertens, J., How to read Greek vases (New York, 2010): 136-137, 139 (COLOUR OF A, B AND PART OF A)
    Morford, M. et al., Classical Mythology, International Ninth Edition (Oxford, 2011): 342 (A)
    Mugione, E., Miti della ceramica attica in Occidente: Problemi di trasmissioni iconografiche nelle produzioni italiote (Taranto, 2000): 72, FIG.20 (PART OF A)
    Neils, J. and Oakley, J.H. (eds.), Coming of Age in Ancient Greece, Images of Childhood from the Classical Past (New Haven, 2003): 125, FIG.13 (A)
    Picon, C.A., Mertens, J.R., et al., Art of the Classical World in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Greece, Cyprus, Etruria, Rome (New York, 2007): 114, NO.124 (COLOUR OF A)
    Reeder, E.D. et al., Pandora, Women in Classical Greece (Baltimore, 1995): 290-291, NO.82 (COLOUR OF A, B)
    Robertson, C.M., The art of vase-painting in classical Athens (Cambridge, 1992): 204, FIG.214 (A)
    Stampolidis, N.C. et al. (eds.), Beyond. Death and Afterlife in Ancient Greece (Athens, 2014): 144, FIG.68 (COLOUR OF A)
  • AVI Web:
  • AVI Record Number: 5651
  • LIMC ID: 7072
  • LIMC Web:
  • CAVI Collection: New York 28.57.23.
  • CAVI Lemma: RF bell krater. Persephone Painter. Third quarter fifth.
  • CAVI Subject: A: Return of Persephone (rising from the ground), with Hermes, Hecate and Demeter. B: a woman with a phiale between two men.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: A: the inscriptions are above the heads: Περσωφατ[τ]α{1}. hερμες [[h(ε)]]. hεκατε [[h(ε)]]. Δεμετερ.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} according to Kretschmer omega is here used for omicron; see AttScr (1990), 167 and Threatte (1980), 47.
  • CAVI Comments: Mixed alphabet. Syllabic heta. Differently Threatte (1980), 46.
  • CAVI Number: 5651
  • AVI Bibliography: CIG 4 (1855–77), no. 7434. — Kretschmer (1894), 107. — Richter–Hall (1936), i, 156/124, pls. 123-24 and 171. — ARV[2] (1963), 1012/1 (much bibl.). — Para. (1971), 440. — Add.[2] (1989), 314. — Boardman (1989), fig. 121. — Robertson (1992), 203-204, fig. 214 (A).
  • 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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