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9016775, ATHENIAN, Athens, Agora Museum, P12965

  • Vase Number: 9016775
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED GLAZE
  • Shape Name: FRAGMENT
  • Provenance: GREECE, ATHENS, AGORA
  • Date: -425 to -375
  • Last Recorded Collection: Athens, Agora Museum: P12965
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  • AVI Record Number: 457
  • CAVI Collection: Athens, Agora P 12,965.
  • CAVI Lemma: Fr. from rim and shoulder of red-glaze decorated pot{1}. From Athens. Unattributed. Late fifth (Lang).
  • CAVI Subject: The only decoration is a band on rim and top of shoulder.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: Along the edge of glaze on the shoulder, Gr.: [--υ]παιθριος ΟΒΟΛΟ[--].
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} glaze in band on rim and top of shoulder; inside unglazed. Wide mouth.
  • CAVI Comments: Unintelligible. Listed by Lang as an unclassified notation. She prints: υ]παιθριος οβολο[ς, with the comment: "But why a "spit in the open air"? A cook-out? Or is it υπαιθριος ο βολος?" βολος is a throw or a catch; this may be right and the line poetic? - The first omicron seems to have been added later; the third has a short vertical line within. Rather good writing.
  • CAVI Number: 0457
  • AVI Bibliography: Lang (1976), 90/L 7, pl. 56 (dr.).
  • 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: 37.995486,23.731327
  • Pleiades Coordinates: 37.975,23.7225

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