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361, ATHENIAN, Karlsruhe, Badisches Landesmuseum, Karlsruhe, Badisches Landesmuseum, B39

  • Vase Number: 361
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Sub Technique: ADDED COLOUR
  • Shape Name: LEKYTHOS, SQUAT
  • Provenance: ITALY, RUVO
  • Date: -425 to -375
  • Attributed To: Manner of MEIDIAS P by HAFNER
  • Last Recorded Collection: Karlsruhe, Badisches Landesmuseum: 278
  • Previous Collections:
    • Karlsruhe, Badisches Landesmuseum: B39
  • Publication Record: 150 Jahre Antikensammlungen in Karlsruhe, Badisches Landesmuseum 1838-1988: 76, NO.50 (DRAWING)
    Annali dell'Istituto di Correspondenza Archeologica: 17 (1845), PL.N (DRAWING)
    Antike Kunst: 15 (1972), PL.7.1-3
    Archeo, Attualita di Passato: 150 (AUGUST 1997) 108 (COLOUR OF PART)
    Archäologischer Anzeiger: 1976, 202, FIG.7
    Boardman, J. (ed.), Cambridge Ancient History, Plates to Volumes 5 & 6 (Cambridge, 1995): 145, FIG.150 (PART)
    Carroll-Spillecke, M., Κipos: der antike griechische Garten, Wohnen in der klassischen Polis III (Munich, 1989): 40, FIG.17 (PART)
    Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: KARLSRUHE, BADISCHES LANDESMUSEUM 1, 32-33, PL.(325) 27.1-4 View Whole CVA Plates
    Deubner, L., Attische Feste (Berlin, 1932): PL.25.1 (DRAWING)
    Duby, G., Perrot, M. (eds.), Histoire des femmes (Plon, 1991): 209, FIG.30 (PART)
    Fantham, E. et al., Women in the Classical World, Image and Text (New York, 1994): 92, FIG.3.9 (PART)
    Furtwängler, A. and Reichhold, K., Griechische Vasenmalerei (Munich, 1904-32): II, PL.78 (DRAWING)
    Glazebrook, A. and Tsakirgis, B. (eds.) Houses of Ill Repute: The Archaeology of Brothels, Houses, and Taverns in the Greek World (Philadelphia, 2016): 166, FIG.7.18 (DRAWING)
    Hesperia: The Journal of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens: 53 (1984), 71
    Jahreshefte des Österreichischen Archäologischen Instituts in Wien: 12 (1909), 91, FIG.53 (DRAWING)
    Journal of Hellenic Studies: 125 (2005) PL.7 (PART)
    Lenormant, C. and de Witte, J., Elite des monuments ceramographiques (1837-61): IV, PL.85 (COLOUR DRAWING OF BD)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: I, PL.169, ADONIS 47 (PART)
    Lissarrague, F. et al., La Cite des Images, Religion et Societe en Grece Antique (Lausanne, 1984): 93, FIG.131
    Metzger, H., Les representations dans la ceramique attique du IVe siecle (Paris, 1951): PL.7.2
    Miller, S.G., Two Groups of Thessalian Gold, University of California Publications, Classical Studies 18 (Berkeley, 1979): PL.23B (PART)
    Nicole, G., Meidias et le style fleuri (Geneva, 1908): PL.8.3 (DRAWING)
    Nilsson, M., Geschichte der griechischen Religion (Munich, 1941-50): PL.48.3
    Ostraka: 8 (1999) 2, 315, FIG.8 (PART)
    Papanastasiou, A., Relations Between Redfigured and Black-glazed Vases in Athens of the 4th Century B.C., BAR International Series 1297 (Oxford, 2004): PL.102.1 (PART)
    Parker, R., Polytheism and Society at Athens (Oxford, 2005): 285, FIG.15 (PART)
    Reeder, E.D. et al., Pandora, Women in Classical Greece (Baltimore, 1995): 237-238, NO.61 (COLOUR OF PART, PARTS)
    Reitzammer, L, The Athenian Adonia in Context: The Adonis Festival as Cultural Practice. Wisconsin studies in classics (Madison and London, 2016): 127, FIG.5 (PART)
    Rosenzweig, R., Worshipping Aphrodite, Art and Cult in Classical Athens (Ann Arbor, 2004): FIG.46 (PART)
    Strocka, V., Alltag und Fest in Athen, Griechische Vasen zur Ausstellung (Freiburg, 1987): 43, NO.19
    Thesaurus Cultus et Rituum Antiquorum: V, PL.64.1585 (PART OF BD)
    Thesaurus Cultus et Rituum Antiquorum: VIII, PL.48, CAT.100 (PART)
    Thompson, D.B., Garden Lore of Ancient Athens, American School of Classical Studies at Athens (Princeton, 1963): 30, FIG.50 (DRAWING)
    Wege zur Klassik, Führer Badisches Landesmuseum (Karlsruhe, 1985): 89, FIG.VIII (COLOUR)
  • AVI Web:
  • AVI Record Number: 4042
  • LIMC ID: 44952
  • LIMC Web:
  • CAVI Collection: Karlsruhe B 39 (278).
  • CAVI Lemma: RF aryballos{1}. From Ruvo. Unattributed; Sub-Meidian (Furtwängler). Early fourth. Ca. 390 (CVA).
  • CAVI Subject: Gardens of Adonis: woman on a ladder receiving a pot from an Eros.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: Inscriptions horizontal. To right of the woman's mouth: (κ)αλ(η){2}. Above Eros: υμνλι, FR, pl. 78. καλος, CVA. Furtw. thought this last was intended.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} so FR; lekythos, CVA. {2} eta is a vertical stroke.
  • CAVI Comments: = 278. Ionic alphabet. Very casual writing. On the significance of the ladder, see Oakley–Sinos (1993), 40; C.M. Edwards, `Aphrodite on a Ladder,' Hesp. 53 (1984) 59-72.
  • CAVI Number: 4042
  • AVI Bibliography: FR (1904–32), ii, 98-101, pl. 78 (dr.). — G. Hafner, CVA Karlsruhe 1, Germany 7 (1951), pl. 27,1-4. — AttScr (1990), no. 821.
  • CAVI / AVI Data from Henry Immerwahr's Corpus of Attic Vase Inscriptions (CAVI), updated by Rudoph Wachter's Attic Vase Inscriptions (AVI)
  • Image Credits: FURTWANGLER-REICHHOLD DRAWING: Please consult with Williams College Special Collections staff and Williams College Visual Resources Center staff, regarding questions about publishing and accessing materials from Williams College Special Collections. Researchers are responsible for handling any copyright issues that may be associated with collections and materials.
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  • Coordinates: 41.117642,16.486015
  • Pleiades Coordinates: 40.849764,15.542359
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