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211736, ATHENIAN, New York (N.Y.), Metropolitan Museum, New York (N.Y.), Metropolitan Museum, 1907.286.36

  • Vase Number: 211736
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Sub Technique: WHITE GROUND
  • Shape Name: PYXIS
  • Provenance: ITALY, CUMAE
  • Date: -475 to -425
  • Attributed To: PENTHESILEA P by SWINDLER
  • Current Collection: New York (N.Y.), Metropolitan Museum: 07.286.36
  • Previous Collections:
    • New York (N.Y.), Metropolitan Museum: 1907.286.36
  • Publication Record: Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 890.173 , 1673
    Beazley, J.D., Attic red-figured Vases in American Museums (Cambridge, 1918): 128
    Beazley, J.D., Attische Vasenmaler des rotfigurigen Stils (Tübingen, 1925): 261.1
    Beazley, J.D., Paralipomena (Oxford, 1971): 428
    Bothmer, D. v., Greek Vase Painting, An Introduction (New York, 1987): 52-53, 66, NO.23 (PARTS OF BD, LD)
    Bothmer, D. von, Greek Vase Paintings, Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, 1987): 54-55, NO.27, 71 (LID)
    Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York: 3 (1908) 154, 10 (1915) PL.29-30
    Burn, L. and Glynn, R., Beazley Addenda (Oxford, 1982): 148
    Carpenter, T.H., with Mannack, T. and Mendonca, M., Beazley Addenda, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1989): 302
    Dowden, K. and Livingstone, N. (eds.), A Companion to Greek Mythology (Malden, 2011): 168, FIG.8.9 (DRAWING)
    Giudice, E. and Giudice, G. (eds.), Studi Miscellanei di Ceramografia Greca VI (Catania, 2020): 71, PL.6 (COLOUR OF BD)
    Greece and Rome: 60-61, NO.42
    Hambidge, J., Dynamic symmetry; the Greek vase (New Haven, 1920): PLS.P.50-51
    Hedreen, G., Capturing Troy, The Narrative Functions of Landscape in Archaic and Early Classical Greek Art (Ann Arbor, 2001): FIG.45 (PART)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: IV, PL.431, HERA 433
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: VII, PL.393, PRIAMOS 12 (PART), PL.116, PARIDIS JUDICIUM 46 (DRAWING)
    Mertens, J., How to read Greek vases (New York, 2010): 19, FIG.9 (COLOUR OF PARTS)
    Meyer, M. and Adornato, G. (eds.), Innovations and Inventions in Athens c. 530 to 470 BCE: Two Crucial Generations. Wiener Forschungen zur Archäologie 18 (Vienna, 2020): FIG.9.7 (COLOUR OF PART)
    Paoletti, O. and Bettini, M.C. (eds.), Gli etrusci e la Campania settentrionale, Atti del XXVI convegno de studi etrusci ed italici, Caserta, Santa Maria Capua Vetere, Capua, Teano, 11-15 novembre 2007 (Pisa and Rome, 2011): 590, PL.1A (PART)
    Picon, C.A., Mertens, J.R., et al., Art of the Classical World in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Greece, Cyprus, Etruria, Rome (New York, 2007): 118, NO.130 (COLOUR OF PART OF BD)
    Prospettiva Rivista dell' arti antica e moderna (Siena): 75-76 (1994) 51, FIG.3 (PART)
    Richter, G., Handbook of the Classical Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, 1917): 109
    Robertson, C.M., The art of vase-painting in classical Athens (Cambridge, 1992): 165, FIG.171 (PART)
    Schefold, K., Jung, F., Die Sagen von den Argonauten, von Theben und Troia in der klassischen und hellenistischen Kunst (Munich, 1989): 104, FIG.83 (PART)
    Tiverios, M.A., Elliniki techni, archaia angaia (Athens, 1996): 226, FIGS.211-212 (COLOUR OF PARTS)
  • AVI Web:
  • AVI Record Number: 5564
  • LIMC ID: 12517
  • LIMC Web:
  • CAVI Collection: New York 07.286.36.
  • CAVI Lemma: WG pyxis with lid. From Cumae. Penthesilea Painter. Second quarter fifth.
  • CAVI Subject: Judgment of Paris: Aphrodite; Eros facing her; Athena; Hermes; Paris seated on a rock; old man (Priam? Beazley).
  • CAVI Inscriptions: To right of Eros' lower legs: hο ^ παις ^ καλος{1}. Above Paris' head: hο : παις καλος{2}.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} word separation. {2} no word separation, but note the odd placment of the punctuation.
  • CAVI Comments: Robertson discusses the history of Beazley's attributions.
  • CAVI Number: 5564
  • AVI Bibliography: Richter–Hall (1936), i, 101/73, pl. 77. — ARV[2] (1963), 890/173 (much bibl.), 1673. — Noble (1966), fig. 160 (shows the inscription above Paris' head). — Para. (1971), 428. — Add.[2] (1989), 302. — Robertson (1992), 164 and fig. 171. — Schreiber (1999), 224, pl. 21,2 (side with inscription over Paris' head).
  • 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: 40.847093,14.056149
  • Pleiades Coordinates: 40.848005575,14.05571115
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