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7239, ATHENIAN, Würzburg, Universität, Martin von Wagner Museum, Tokyo, Fujita, ZA20

  • Vase Number: 7239
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: HYDRIA
  • Date: -500 to -450
  • Attributed To: Manner of LENINGRAD P by SIMON
  • Last Recorded Collection: Tokyo, Fujita
  • Previous Collections:
    • Würzburg, Universität, Martin von Wagner Museum: ZA20
  • Publication Record: Agathos Daimon, Mythes et Cultes, Etudes d'iconographie en l'honneur de Lilly Kahil, BCH Supplement 38 (2000): 487, FIGS.3-4 (S)
    Beihefte zum Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum Deutschland: IV (2009) 115, FIG.1 (S)
    Green, J.R., Theatre in ancient Greek society (London, 1995): 40, FIG.2.15 (S)
    Hyperboreus: 20 (2014) FIG.10 (SH)
    Kressirer, K., Das Greisenalter in der griechischen Antike. Untersuchung der Vasenbilder und Schriftquellen der archaischen und klassischen Zeit (Hamburg, 2016): 858, NOS.597-601 (SH)
    Krumeich, R., Pechstein, N., and Seidensticker, B. (eds.), Das griechische Satyrspiel (Darmstadt, 1999): PL.22B (S)
    Kurtz, D. & Sparkes, B. (eds.), The Eye of Greece (Cambridge, 1982): PL.37A, B
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: VIII, PL.771 SILENOI 160 (S)
    Mannack, T., Griechische Vasenmalerei, Eine Einführung, 2nd edition (Darmstadt, 2012): 51, FIG.19 (S)
    Matheson, S.B. and Pollitt, J.J., Old Age in Greek and Roman Art (Yale, 2022): 244, APP.170 (COLOUR OF SH)
    Mediterranean Archaeology: 17 (2004) PL.20.2
    Mösch-Klingele, R., Braut ohne Bräutigam, Schwarz- und rotfigurige Lutrophoren als Spiegel gesellschaftlicher Veränderungen in Athen (Mainz, 2010): 7, FIG.2 (SH)
    Petit, T., Oedipe et le Cherubin, Les sphinx levantins, cypriotes et grecs comme gardiens d'Immortalite (Fribourg, 2011): FIG.163 (S)
    Schefold, K., Jung, F., Die Sagen von den Argonauten, von Theben und Troia in der klassischen und hellenistischen Kunst (Munich, 1989): 65, FIG.45
    Simon, E., Das Satyrspiel Sphinx des Aischylos (Heidelberg, 1981): PLS.8-12
    Simon, E., The Ancient Theatre (London, 1982): PL.7.1-2
    Taplin, O. and Wyles, R. (eds.), The Pronomos Vase and its Context (Oxford, 2010): 134, FIG.8.2 (PART)
    Tsiphaki, D. et al., AtticPOT, Attic painted pottery in ancient Thrace (6th – 4th century BC). New approaches and digital tools (Xanthi, 2022): 20. FIG.3 (SH)
    Walsh, D., Distorted Ideals in Greek Vase-Painting, The World of Mythological Burlesque (Cambridge, 2009): 205, FIG.81 (PART OF S)
    Wannagat, D., Archaisches Lachen, Die Entstehung einer komischen Bilderwelt in der korinthischen Vasenmalerei (Berlin and Boston, 2015): 21, FIG.8 (SH)
  • AVI Web:
  • AVI Record Number: 8138
  • LIMC ID: 8180
  • LIMC Web:
  • CAVI Collection: Würzburg (loan).
  • CAVI Lemma: RF hydria (kalpis). Early Mannerist, probably Leningrad Painter (Simon). Second quarter fifth. Around 467 (Simon).
  • CAVI Subject: Shoulder: a satyr chorus: five white-haired satyrs seated with scepters and fancy clothes before the sphinx facing them on a rock.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: Shoulder: above the heads: between the first and second satyr: καλος{1}. Between the second and third satyr: καλος.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} the photo shows clearly only the last three letters but I assume the word is complete.
  • CAVI Comments: Loaned by Takuhiko Fujita of Tokyo. Aeschylus' satyr play Sphinx, part of the Theban trilogy, was performed in 467 B.C.
  • CAVI Number: 8138
  • AVI Bibliography: Simon (1981) (publication). — Simon (1982), 141, pl. 37,a-b.
  • 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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