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621, ATHENIAN, Leiden, Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, I1965.11.2

  • Vase Number: 621
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: BLACK-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: AMPHORA, BELLY, TYPE B
  • Provenance: ITALY, ETRURIA, VULCI
  • Date: -550 to -500
  • Inscriptions: NIKOSTHENES
    Transcription: NIKOSTHENES
  • Attributed To: NIKOSTHENES by UNKNOWN
  • Decoration: A,B: SATYRS AND MAENAD
  • Last Recorded Collection: Leiden, Rijksmuseum van Oudheden: I1965.11.2
  • Publication Record: Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: LEIDEN, RIJKSMUSEUM VAN OUDHEDEN 1, 20, PL.(118) 24.1-2 View Whole CVA Plates
    PLS.44.177, 151.177 (A, PROFILE)
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  • AVI Record Number: 4210
  • CAVI Collection: Leiden I.1965.11,2.
  • CAVI Lemma: BF amphora. From Vulci. Unattributed. Nikosthenes, potter. 530-520 (?). 540-530 (Vos).
  • CAVI Subject: A: maenad between two satyrs, all dancing. B: maenad between two satyrs.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: A: between the left satyr and the maenad: εποι[ε]σεν. Between the maenad and the right satyr: Nικοσθε[ν]ε(ς){1}. I.e.: εποι[ε]σεν Nικοσθε[ν]ες.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} the facs. is faulty; the last letter is a reversed three-stroke sigma leaning backward.
  • CAVI Comments: Oddly small, casual and irregular writing.
  • CAVI Number: 4210
  • AVI Bibliography: BADB 621. — NNN (1964), Materiali di Antichità, Varia II: Scavi di Vulci. Materiale concesso alla Società Hercle (Rome): tomb 148, no. 503. — NNN (1965), Verslagen der Rijksverzamelingen van geschiedenis en kunst: 246, fig. on p. 244. — M. Jongkees-Vos, CVA Leiden 1, Netherlands 3 (1972), pl. 24,1-2; facs. p. 20. — Add.[2] (1989), 401.
  • CAVI / AVI Data from Henry Immerwahr's Corpus of Attic Vase Inscriptions (CAVI), updated by Rudoph Wachter's Attic Vase Inscriptions (AVI)
  • Pleiades URI:
  • Coordinates: 42.421429,11.702499
  • Pleiades Coordinates: 42.419009,11.6298975
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