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215552, ATHENIAN, Berlin, Antikensammlung, Berlin, Schloss Charlottenburg, 30036

  • Vase Number: 215552
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: AMPHORA, NECK
  • Provenance: GREECE
  • Date: -450 to -400
  • Inscriptions: Named: NEMESIS, [T]Y[CH]E, PE[I]THO, APHROD[ITE], IME[ROS], EIMAR[MENE]
    Transcription: HEIMARMENE, HIMEROS
  • Attributed To: HEIMARMENE P by BEAZLEY
    Shoulder A and B: EROS
  • Current Collection: Berlin, Antikensammlung: 30036
  • Previous Collections:
    • Berlin, Schloss Charlottenburg: 30036
  • Publication Record: Archäologischer Anzeiger: (2000) 112, FIGS.4-5 (PART)
    Archäologischer Anzeiger: (2012) 16-18, 23-24, 27, FIGS.1-8, 12-19 (INCLUDING COLOUR)
    Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 1173.1
    Beazley, J.D., Paralipomena (Oxford, 1971): 459
    Boardman, J., Athenian Red Figure Vases, The Classical Period (London, 1989): FIG.308 (DRAWING)
    Carpenter, T.H., with Mannack, T. and Mendonca, M., Beazley Addenda, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1989): 339
    Dietrich, N., Figur ohne Raum? Bäume und Felsen in der attischen Vasenmalerei des 6. und 5. Jahrhunderts v. Chr., Image & Context 7 (Berlin, 2010): 478, FIG.410 (PART OF A)
    Furtwängler, A. and Reichhold, K., Griechische Vasenmalerei (Munich, 1904-32): III, 313, FIG.149, PL.170.2
    Ghali-Kahil, L., Les Enlevements et le retour d'Helene (Paris, 1955): PL.8.2-3 (INCLUDING DRAWING)
    Heilmeyer, W-D. et al., Antikenmuseum Berlin, Die ausgestellten Werke (Berlin, 1988): 152, NO.6 (PART)
    Journal of Hellenic Studies: 117 (1997) PL.4 (BD)
    Journal of the Walters Art Gallery: 55-56 (1997/98) 39, FIG.19 (A)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: IV, PL.280, HEIMARMENE 1
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: IV, PL.316, HELENE 140 (DRAWING)
    Lezzi-Hafter, A., Der Eretria-Maler, Werke und Weggefährten (Mainz, 1988): 239, FIG.82C, NO.251 (PROFILE)
    Muller, Iconological Studies in Roman Art (Amsterdam, 1994): III, FIG.48 (DRAWING)
    Robertson, C.M., The art of vase-painting in classical Athens (Cambridge, 1992): 247, FIGS.252-253 (PARTS)
    Rosenzweig, R., Worshipping Aphrodite, Art and Cult in Classical Athens (Ann Arbor, 2004): FIG.7 (DRAWING OF BD)
    Schefold, K., Jung, F., Die Sagen von den Argonauten, von Theben und Troia in der klassischen und hellenistischen Kunst (Munich, 1989): 120, FIG.98BIS (DRAWING)
    Scheibler, I., Griechische Malerei der Antike (Munich, 1994): 116, FIG.50 (PART OF BD)
    Shapiro, H.A., Personifications in Greek Art, The Representation of Abstract Concepts 600-400 BC (Zurich, 1993): 193, 228, FIGS.151-154, 186
    Smith, A.C., Polis and Personification in Classical Athenian Art (Leiden, 2011): FIG.4.2 (BD)
    Wünsche, R., Der Torso, Ruhm und Rätsel (Munich, 1998): 109, FIG.165 (DRAWING OF BD)
  • AVI Web:
  • AVI Record Number: 2491
  • LIMC ID: 1868
  • LIMC Web:
  • CAVI Collection: Berlin inv. 30,036.
  • CAVI Lemma: RF pointed amphoriskos. From Greece. Heimarmene Painter. Third quarter fifth. 430-425 (Lezzi-Hafter).
  • CAVI Subject: Shoulder: two Erotes between acanthus plants. Body: Helen and Paris, with Aphrodite, Himeros, Peitho, Heimarmene, Tyche(?) and Nemesis(?).
  • CAVI Inscriptions: Body: above the heads of two girls at left: Nεμεσις. To right of the second girl's face: [Τ]υ[χ]ε?(1) Group of three girls: above and to right of the'first: Πε[ι]θ̣[ω]. Aphrodite with Helen on her lap; above them: Αφροδ[ιτη]. Himeros leaning on Paris; above H.: Ιμε̣[ρος]. Two girls at right; above the left: Ειμ(α)ρ̣[μενη]{2}.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} see Wilamowitz, Hermes 64, 485-86. {2} Readings in L.-H. differ somewhat: Body: [Nε]με[σις]. [Τ]υ̣[χη]. Πε[ι]θ[ω]. No inscription preserved for the fourth figure. [Α]φροδ[ιτη]. Ιμε[ρος]. No inscription for the seventh figure. Ε[ι]μα̣[ρ]μ̣[ε]ν̣[η]. No inscription for the ninth figure.
  • CAVI Comments: Ionic alphabet.
  • CAVI Number: 2491
  • AVI Bibliography: FR (1904–32), iii, 312-14, fig. 149, pl. 170,2 (dr.). — ARV[2] (1963), 1173/1. — Para. (1971), 459. — LIMC iv (1988), 525, Helene 140; 473, Heimarmene 1. — Add.[2] (1989), 339. — Boardman (1989), fig. 308. — LIMC v (1990), 425, Himeros 2. — Robertson (1992), 247, figs. 252-53. — Shapiro (1993), 260/129, 193, figs. 151-54 (details), 228, fig. 186 (B?).
  • 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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