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3566, ATHENIAN, London, British Museum, London, British Museum, London, British Museum, 1873,0820.388

  • Vase Number: 3566
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: BLACK-FIGURE
  • Sub Technique: WHITE GROUND
  • Shape Name: PHIALE
  • Provenance: ITALY, CAPUA (?)
  • Date: -550 to -500
  • Attributed To: NIKOSTHENIC by UNKNOWN
  • Decoration: I, zone around 2: HUNT (?), YOUTH WITH CLUB AND CLOAK, DOGS CHASING HARE TO NET
  • Last Recorded Collection: London, British Museum: B678
  • Previous Collections:
  • Publication Record: Bentz, M., Geominy, W., and Müller, J.M. (eds.), TonArt, Virtuosität antiker Töpfertechnik. Eine Ausstellung im Akademischen Kunstmuseum-Antikensammlung der Universität Bonn 18.November 2010-17. April 2011 (Petersberg, 2010): 46, FIG.12 (COLOUR OF I)
    Cohen, B., The Colours of Clay, Special Techniques in Athenian Vases (Los Angeles, 2006): 194, NO.50 (COLOUR OF I)
    Grabow, E., Schlangenbilder in der griechischen schwarzfigurigen Vasenkunst (Paderborn, 1998): PL.5.K18 (I)
    Jackson, D. A., East Greek Influence on Attic Vases, Supplementary Paper 13 (London, 1976): 44, FIG.21
    Kerenyi, K., Dionysos (London, 1976): FIG.18
    Kolb, H., Foxes from the gods, The mythology and symbolism of the fox in the middle east and Europe over the past five thousand years (Aberdeen, 2013): 114, FIG.27 (DRAWING)
    Kurtz, D. (ed.), Essays in Classical Archaeology for Eleni Hatzivassiliou 1977-2007 (Oxford, 2008): 113-114, FIGS.1.14, 2.1 (DRAWING OF PROFILE, IZ)
    Mertens, J., Attic White Ground, its development on shapes other than lekythoi (New York, 1977): PL.15.3
    Schnapp, A., Le chasseur et la cite, Chasse et erotique dans la Grece ancienne (Paris, 1997): 214, NO.76
  • AVI Web:
  • AVI Record Number: 4387
  • British Museum Link:
  • CAVI Collection: London B 678.
  • CAVI Lemma: BF phiale{1}. From Capua. Unattributed. Workshop of potter Nikosthenes (Williams){2}. Ca. 520 (Williams).
  • CAVI Subject: Int.: inner frieze: hare hunt with four dogs, and a hunter having set up a net. Outer frieze: animals: foxes, partridges, two snakes, scorpion to left playing the flutes.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: Nonsense inscriptions: Int.: inner frieze: an inscription for each figure, some horizontally above them, others diagonally beside them. E.g.: λοσσλ. σ(λ)σλσ. Some have imitation letters. Outer frieze: similar. The letters seem more casual than on the inner frieze.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} BF/WG on Int. {2} Bea. Arch.: attributed to Nikosthenic by unknown.
  • CAVI Number: 4387
  • AVI Bibliography: BADB 3566. — Löschke (1881), 34ff., pl. 5. — H.B. Walters in BM Cat. B (1893), 298. — Schauenburg (1970a), 37 n. 48 (bibl.), pl. 19,3 (Int.). — Kerényi (1976), fig. 18. — Mertens (1977), pl. 15,3. — D. Williams (1985), 36/41 (good colored ill. of Int., shows inscriptions). — Bérard et al. (1989), 73, fig. 99 (colored picture exc. for inscriptions).
  • 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: 41.108002,14.20877
  • Pleiades Coordinates: 41.0860925,14.250207

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