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9017652, ATHENIAN, Athens, market

  • Vase Number: 9017652
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Sub Technique: WHITE GROUND
  • Shape Name: LEKYTHOS
  • Provenance: GREECE, BOEOTIA, TANAGRA
  • Date: -475 to -425
  • Inscriptions: Kalos/Kale: ME[...]TOS KALOS
  • Decoration: Body: NIKE FLYING TO ALTAR WITH BASKET
  • Last Recorded Collection: Athens, market
  • Publication Record: Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 1601
  • AVI Web: https://www.avi.unibas.ch/DB/searchform.html?ID=2045
  • AVI Record Number: 1914
  • CAVI Collection: Athens Market.
  • CAVI Lemma: WG lekythos. From Tanagra. Unattributed. Second quarter fifth.
  • CAVI Subject: Nike flying over an altar, holding a basket of offerings.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: Με[...](τ)ος καλ[ο]ς. - The inscription is above the altar and in front of Nike's head. A horizontal two-liner. [There is an indistinct letter before the tau (pi)].
  • CAVI Comments: Beazley says that Με[γισ]τος has been suggested; Με[λιτ]τος is also possible, but the sixth letter may be pi not tau. -Actually, Savignoni suggests: Με[γισ]τος καλος, or Με[νιππ]ος καλος, or Με[λανω]πος καλος. Beazley mentions only the first of these suggestions and adds one of his own.
  • CAVI Number: 1914
  • AVI Bibliography: Savignoni (1898), 404-408, pl. 5,2 (dr. by Winter). — ARV[2] (1963), 1601.
  • CAVI / AVI Data from Henry Immerwahr's Corpus of Attic Vase Inscriptions (CAVI), updated by Rudoph Wachter's Attic Vase Inscriptions (AVI)
  • Pleiades URI: https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/580114
  • Coordinates: 38.330884,23.540955
  • Pleiades Coordinates: 38.3001983333,23.581173

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