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215500, ATHENIAN, New York (N.Y.), Metropolitan Museum, 27.122.8

  • Vase Number: 215500
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: KRATER, VOLUTE
  • Date: -450 to -400
  • Inscriptions: POLION
    Signature: PO[L]ION EGRAPSEN
  • Attributed To: POLION by BEAZLEY
  • Decoration: A: ATHENA, ARTEMIS WITH REINS OF CHARIOT, LETO (?), APOLLO WITH KITHARA, HERMES
    B: HERAKLES, DIONYSOS WITH THYRSOS AND KANTHAROS, ZEUS AND HERA WITH SCEPTRES
    Neck A and B: ATHLETES, SOME JUMPING WITH HALTERES, SOME BOXING, SOME RUNNING, DISKOBOLOS, TRAINERS, POSTS
  • Last Recorded Collection: New York (N.Y.), Metropolitan Museum: 27.122.8
  • Publication Record: Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 1171.2
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: IV, PL.434, HERA 468 (PART)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: SUPPLEMENTUM 1, PL.254, ZEUS ADD.201
    Robertson, C.M., The art of vase-painting in classical Athens (Cambridge, 1992): 245, FIG.250 (A)
  • AVI Web: https://www.avi.unibas.ch/DB/searchform.html?ID=5869
  • AVI Record Number: 5646
  • LIMC ID: 16670
  • LIMC Web: http://ark.dasch.swiss/ark:/72163/080e-748fc409fb5a0-4
  • CAVI Collection: New York 27.122.8.
  • CAVI Lemma: RF volute krater. Polion. Last quarter fifth. 420-410. Late (Beazley).
  • CAVI Subject: Neck: boy athletes. Body: A-B: chariot of Athena with divinities.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: Body: A: hερμης [[h(ε)]]. Αθεν[α]ια̣. Αρτεμις. Λετω. B: Ποσ̣ε̣ιδον. hερακλεης [[h(ε)]]{1}. Διονυσο̣ς. ḥερα [[h(ε)]]. Ζ̣ευς. Above the horses' heads: Πω[λ]ιων :* εγραψεν.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} Threatte (1996), 188 cites this as for -κλεης on a vase; he gives no other example.
  • CAVI Comments: For Beazley's attributions see Richter–Hall (1936), i, 195, n. 5. The inscriptions rendered after the text in Richter–Hall. Mixed alphabet. The signature is Ionic. Syllabic heta.
  • CAVI Number: 5646
  • AVI Bibliography: Richter–Hall (1936), i, 194/154, pls. 153-54 and 171. — ARV[2] (1963), 1171/2. — Add.[2] (1989), 339. — AttScr (1990), no. 775. — Robertson (1992), 245, fig. 250 (A). — Threatte (1996), 76 (on the contracted form hερμες).
  • 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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