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301942, ATHENIAN, Athens, National Museum, Acropolis Collection, 1.2134

  • Vase Number: 301942
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: BLACK-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: KANTHAROS FRAGMENTS
  • Provenance: GREECE, ATHENS, ACROPOLIS
  • Date: -550 to -500
  • Inscriptions: Graffito: ...]N ATHANAIAI AUTOS POI[...
    Graffito: HO DEINA ANETHEKEN ATHANAIAI POIESAS
    Inscription: ...]MEDON
    Inscription: EPH[...]TES
    Named: ARTEMIS
    Transcription: EPHIALTES, EURYMEDON
  • Decoration: A: GIGANTOMACHY, ZEUS MOUNTING CHARIOT WITH HERAKLES, GE, ATHENA, POSEIDON WITH ROCK (NISYROS), ARTEMIS (NAMED), DIONYSOS, AND GIANTS, ONE FALLEN, SOME NAMED (EURYMEDON ?), LION, PANTHER, DOG, DEVICE, WHIRLIGIG, INSCRIPTION
  • Current Collection: Athens, National Museum, Acropolis Collection: 1.2134
  • Publication Record: Archeologia Classica: 58 (2007) 38, FIG.3 (DRAWING)
    Archäologischer Anzeiger: (1991) 1, 20, FIGS.8-9 (DRAWING)
    Beazley, J.D., Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters (Oxford, 1956): 347
    Carpenter, T.H., with Mannack, T. and Mendonca, M., Beazley Addenda, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1989): 94
    Hirayama, T., Kleitias and Attic Black-Figure Vases in the Sixth-Century B.C. (Tokyo, 2010): PL.48
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: IV, PL.118, GIGANTES 106
    Lomas, K. (eds.), Greek Identity in the Western Mediterranean: Papers in Honour of Brian Shefton (Leiden and Boston, 2004): 217, 219, 222, FIGS.3A-C
    Meyer, M., Athena, Göttin von Athen. Kult und Mythos auf der Akropolis bis in klassische Zeit, Wiener Forschungen zur Archäologie 16 (Vienna, 2017): 607, FIGS.199-200
    Pala, E., Acropoli di Atene, Un microcosmo della produzione e distribuzione della ceramica attica (Rome, 2012): 86, FIG.36 (PARTS)
    Robinson, D., and Wilson, A. (eds.), Alexandria and the North-Western Delta, Joint Conference Proceedings of Alexandria, City and Harbour (Oxford 2004) and The Trade and Topography of Egypt's North-West Delta, 8th century BC to 8th century AD (Berlin 2006) (Oxford, 2010): 27, FIG.3.1 (DRAWING OF PART)
    Torelli, M., Semainein, Significare, Scritti vari di ermeneutica archeologica, a cura di Angela Sciarma (Pisa and Rome, 2012): 382, FIG.3A-C
  • AVI Web: https://www.avi.unibas.ch/DB/searchform.html?ID=1254
  • AVI Record Number: 1139
  • LIMC ID: 26166
  • LIMC Web: http://ark.dasch.swiss/ark:/72163/080e-7516741f70861-5
  • CAVI Collection: Athens, N.M. Acr. i, 2134.
  • CAVI Lemma: Frs. of BF kantharos. From Athens. Unattributed. Second quarter sixth.
  • CAVI Subject: A-B: Gigantomachy: fr. a: Ge; Zeus and Heracles; Athena; fallen giant. Frs. b + c: foot; female leg; giant facing Artemis; shield; male feet; other legs; two large bags. Fr. d: goddess; Poseidon; giant assaulted by animals{1}.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: A-B(?): fr. a: below the scene, Gr.: [ο δεινα ανεθεκε]ν : Αθαναιαι : αυτος ποι[εσας]{2}. Frs. b + c (not joining): to right of female leg: Αρτεμις. To right of shield: Εφ[ιαλτ]ες, retr(?){3}. Fr. d: under belly and between legs of mounting animal: [Ευρυ]μεδον, retr.{4}.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} frs. e-h have only ornament. {2} punctuation in form of two superimposed chevrons. For the restoration see Kretschmer (1894), 229; Hartwig (1896); Karo (1910), 176 (who thinks the vase painted by a foreign immigrant, because of the alpha in Athanaias and a theory about the bags, which are Hephaestus' bellows - cf. Rhomaios. Eph. 1908, 247 ff.). {3} Graef–Langlotz does not restore. {4} Hartwig. Cf. CB.
  • CAVI Comments: Frs. a - h. A potter's (or perhaps painter's) dedication.
  • CAVI Number: 1139
  • AVI Bibliography: Graef–Langlotz (1925–33), i, 215/2134, pl. 94. — CB (1931–63), ii, 70 (mention). — ABV (1956), 347. — Add.[2] (1989), 94.
  • 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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