Main Site Gandhara ConnectionsVase Corpus (CVA Online)

207525, ATHENIAN, London, British Museum, E297

  • Vase Number: 207525
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: AMPHORA, NECK
  • Provenance: ITALY, NOLA
  • Date: -475 to -425
  • Inscriptions: AKESTORIDES
  • Attributed To: OIONOKLES P by BEAZLEY
  • Current Collection: London, British Museum: E297
  • Publication Record: Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 1560
    Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 647.13
    Beazley, J.D., Attische Vasenmaler des rotfigurigen Stils (Tübingen, 1925): 137.7
    Boardman, J., and LaRocca, E., Eros in Greece (London, 1978): 22, TOP LEFT (COLOUR OF PART OF A)
    Boreas: 12 (1989) PL.19.1-2 (A, B)
    Bulletin Antieke Beschaving: 64 (1989) 120, FIG.18C (PROFILE)
    Carpenter, T.H., with Mannack, T. and Mendonca, M., Beazley Addenda, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1989): 275
    Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: LONDON, BRITISH MUSEUM 5, III.Ic.5, PL.(302) 52.1A-B View Whole CVA Plates
    Kilmer, M.F., Greek Erotica on Attic Red-Figure Vases (London, 1993): PL. AT P.146, R770 (A)
    Panofka, T., Die griechischen Eigennamen mit Kalos im Zusammenhang mit dem Bilderschmuck auf bemalten Gefässen (Berlin, 1850): PL.4.9
  • AVI Web:
  • AVI Record Number: 4560
  • LIMC ID: 35202
  • LIMC Web:
  • CAVI Collection: London E 297.
  • CAVI Lemma: RF Nolan amphora From Nola. Oionokles Painter. Second quarter fifth.
  • CAVI Subject: A: Eros flying over an altar and pursuing a boy. B: old man.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: A:to right of Eros' chest: καλος. To left of the boy's mouth: καλος, retr. To right of his head: Ακ̣εστοριδες{1}. B: under the man's outstretched arm, non-stoich. two-liner: Ακεστοριδες | καλος{2}.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} i.e., καλος | Ακεστοριδες, written as if it applied to the boy. {2} very faint: M. Robertson showed me this inscription, which has been rubbed off by cleaning.
  • CAVI Comments: The triangular omicron is typical of this painter, whence he was once called the Dionokles Painter.
  • CAVI Number: 4560
  • AVI Bibliography: CIG 4 (1855–77), no. 7789b. — C.H. Smith in BM Cat. E (1896), 216. — H.B. Walters and E.J. Forsdyke, CVA London 5, Great Britain 7 (1930), III H c, pl. 52,1a-b. — ARV[2] (1963), 647/13. — Add.[2] (1989), 275.
  • CAVI / AVI Data from Henry Immerwahr's Corpus of Attic Vase Inscriptions (CAVI), updated by Rudoph Wachter's Attic Vase Inscriptions (AVI)
  • Pleiades URI:
  • Coordinates: 40.930481,14.52847
  • Pleiades Coordinates: 40.926823,14.524545
Image Image Image

Link to this record using the address

Site map Copyright Accessibility Privacy statement Contact us
Gandhara Connections
Gandhara Connections on Facebook
Gandhara Connections on Twitter
Back to top