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200437, ATHENIAN, London, British Museum, London, British Museum, 1839.0214.70

  • Vase Number: 200437
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: STAMNOS
  • Date: -525 to -475
  • Inscriptions: Named: HERAKLE[S], ACHELOIO[S]
    Named: ORETHUA
    Signature: PHANPH[AIOS] EPOIEI
  • Attributed To: OLTOS by BEAZLEY
  • Current Collection: London, British Museum: E437
  • Previous Collections:
    • London, British Museum: 1839.0214.70
  • Publication Record: Ahlberg-Cornell, G., Herakles and the Sea-Monster in Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painting (Stockholm, 1984): 105, FIG.37 (A)
    Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 54.5, 1622
    Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, 1st ed. (Oxford, 1942): 35.5, 101.(2)
    Beazley, J.D., Attische Vasenmaler des rotfigurigen Stils (Tübingen, 1925): 11.4
    Benndorf, O., Wiener Vorlegeblätter für archaeologische Übungen (Vienna, 1888-1890/91): D, PL.6
    Birchall, A. and Corbett, P., Greek Gods and Heroes (London,1974): 34 (A)
    Boardman, J., Athenian Red Figure Vases (London, 1975): FIG.54 (A), 57, HEAD DETAILS 4
    Burn, L. and Glynn, R., Beazley Addenda (Oxford, 1982): 79
    Carpenter, T.H., with Mannack, T. and Mendonca, M., Beazley Addenda, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1989): 163
    Charbonneaux, J., Martin, R., and Villard, F., Archaic Greek Art (London, 1971): 315, FIG.361 (PART OF A)
    Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: LONDON, BRITISH MUSEUM 3, III.Ic.7, PL.(184) 19.1A-C View Whole CVA Plates
    Dotzler, G., Ornament als Zeichen, Methodologische Probleme der archäologischen Interpretation, Arbeiten zur Urgeschichte 8 (Frankfurt, 1984): PL.9, FIG.41 (A)
    Flaceliere, R., Devambez, P., Heracles, Images & Recits (Paris, 1966): PL.16 (A)
    Gaultier, F. et al. (eds.), Gli Etruschi e il Mediterraneo. La citta di Cerveteri (Rome, 2014): 238, NO.290 (COLOUR OF A)
    Gerhard, E., Auserlesene Vasenbilder (Berlin, 1840-58): II, PL.115 (COLOUR DRAWINGS OF A AND B)
    Hesperia: The Journal of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens: 75.3 (2006) 321, FIG.4 (A)
    Hoppin, A., A handbook of Attic red-figured vases signed by or attributed to the various masters of the sixth and fifth centuries B.C. (Cambridge, 1919): II, 293
    Jacobsthal, P., Ornamente Griechischer Vasen (Berlin, 1927): PL.91 (SIDE)
    Johns, C., Cattle, History, Myth, Art (London, 2011): 82 (COLOUR OF A)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: I, PL.50, ACHELOOS 245 (A)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: VII, PL.50, OREITHYIA II 1 (A)
    Merkouri, Ch. et al., Baskanos Ophthalmos, Symbola Mageias apo Idiotikes Archaiologikes Sylloges (Athens, 2010): 72, FIG.2 (COLOUR OF A)
    Oakley, J., The Greek Vase, Art of the Story Teller (London, 2013): 69, FIG.7 (COLOUR OF A)
    Padgett, J. M. (ed.), The Centaur's Smile: The Human Animal in Early Greek Art (Princeton, 2003): 93, FIG.18 (COLOUR OF A)
    Pfuhl, E., Malerei und Zeichnung der Griechen (Munich, 1923): FIG.361 (A)
    Poliakoff, M., Studies in the Terminology of Greek Combat Sports (1982): PL.24 (A)
    Robertson, C.M., The art of vase-painting in classical Athens (Cambridge, 1992): 17, FIG.12 (A)
    Schefold, K., Götter und Heldensagen der Griechen in der spätarchaischen Kunst (Munich, 1978): FIG.195 (A)
    Swindler, M.H., Ancient painting: from the earliest times to the period of Christian art (New Haven, 1929): FIG.279
  • AVI Web:
  • AVI Record Number: 4590
  • LIMC ID: 9321
  • LIMC Web:
  • CAVI Collection: London E 437.
  • CAVI Lemma: RF stamnos. From Cerveteri. Oltos. Pamphaios, potter. Last quarter sixth. 520-510.
  • CAVI Subject: A: Heracles and Acheloos. B: satyr and maenad.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: A: hερακλε:(1), retr. Αχελοιο[ς], retr. B: Φανφ[αιος] εποιει. Ορειθυα, retr.{2}. Under the foot, Gr.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} the BM Cat. gives two dots, CVA, three. It is not clear if they are intended for sigma or for punctuation; but cf. AttScr (1990), 174 n. 5. {2} K.-D. wrongly inserts an iota: ΟΡΕΙΘΥΙΑ.
  • CAVI Comments: Oreithyia: in addition to the Athenian princess, there is a Nereid in Il. 18.48.
  • CAVI Number: 4590
  • AVI Bibliography: Kretschmer (1894), 136. — C.H. Smith in BM Cat. E (1896), 266-67 (not ill.). — C. Fränkel (1912), 48 and 86/M. — H.B. Walters, CVA London 3, Great Britain 4 (1927), III I c, pl. 19,1a-c. — RE XVIII/1 (1939), s.v. Oreithyia 5 (Frank). — ARV[2] (1963), 54/5, 1622. — Immerwahr (1984), 349/17. — Add.[2] (1989), 163 (much bibl.). — AttScr (1990), no. 1107. — Kossatz-Deissmann (1991), 187 (Oreithyia 1, bibl.). — Robertson (1992), 17, fig. 12 (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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  • Coordinates: 41.992798,12.092428
  • Pleiades Coordinates: 42.0047755,12.10281885
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