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214017, ATHENIAN, Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, 1889.1016

  • Vase Number: 214017
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Sub Technique: WHITE GROUND
  • Shape Name: LEKYTHOS
  • Provenance: ITALY, SICILY, GELA
  • Date: -475 to -425
  • Inscriptions: AISCHYLIDES
    ALKIMEDES
    Kalos/Kale: ALKIM[E]DES KALOS AISCHYLIDO
    Transcription: ALKIMEDES
  • Attributed To: ACHILLES P by BEAZLEY
  • Decoration: Body: DOMESTIC, WOMEN, ONE SEATED ON CHAIR PLAYING KITHARA, ONE HOLDING LYRE, SASH, MIRROR AND OINOCHOE SUSPENDED
  • Last Recorded Collection: Oxford, Ashmolean Museum: 266
  • Previous Collections:
    • Oxford, Ashmolean Museum: 1889.1016
    • Oxford, Ashmolean Museum: V266
  • Publication Record: BEAZLEY NOTEBOOK: 127, 27.4
    Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 1000.195
    Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 1563
    Beazley, J.D., Attische Vasenmaler des rotfigurigen Stils (Tübingen, 1925): 377.9
    Carpenter, T.H., with Mannack, T. and Mendonca, M., Beazley Addenda, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1989): 313
    Gardner, P., Museum Oxoniense, Catalogue of the Greek Vases in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford, 1893): PL.20
    Klein, W., Die griechischen Vasen mit Lieblingsinschriften (Leipzig, 1898): 163
    Maas, M. and Snyder, J.M, Stringed Instruments of Ancient Greece (New Haven, 1989): 158, FIG.5
    Oakley, J., Picturing Death in Classical Athens, The Evidence of the White Lekythoi (Cambridge, 2004): 52, FIG.26-27 (BD)
    Oakley, J.H. (ed.), Athenian Potters and Painters, Volume III (Oxford and Philadelphia, 2014): 118, FIG.8, PL.13B (BD, COLOUR OF BD)
    Oakley, J.H., The Achilles Painter (Mainz, 1997): PL.137C-D (BD)
    Panvini, R. and Giudice, F. (eds.), Ta Attika, Attic Figured Vases from Gela (Rome, 2003): 385.L12 (PART)
  • AVI Web: https://www.avi.unibas.ch/DB/searchform.html?ID=6117
  • AVI Record Number: 5884
  • CAVI Collection: Oxford 266.
  • CAVI Lemma: WG lekythos. From Gela. Achilles Painter. Third quarter fifth. 445-440 (Oakley).
  • CAVI Subject: "Mistress and Maid": a woman seated to right on a chair, with her lyre; above her, at the top, a mirror hung up; woman to left, holding a lyre; above and to right of her head, at the top, an oinochoe hung up.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: Between the women (closer to that on the left), below the top margin, horizontal stoich. three-liner, the second line centered: Αλκιμ[η]δης | καλος | Αισχυλιδο. ...../... ..... .........{1}.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} Ionic. Alpha 2 and near. Delta 2. Eta S 1. Kappa 1 and 4. Lambda 4, once with second bar a bit shorter. Mu 4 not very tall. Omicron 1, once with pointed top. Sigma 4 flattish, and twice (always final) near S 11. Upsilon S 6. Chi near 2.
  • CAVI Comments: = 1889.1016. - Shoulder, neck and mouth alien. For the Achilles Painter's `lunate' sigmas see AttScr (1990), 110 n. 5. Ionic alphabet. Sigma twice of shape typical for Achilles Painter.
  • CAVI Number: 5884
  • AVI Bibliography: Gardner (1897), pl. 20,1 and p. 21. — Klein (1898), 162, fig. 42. — Fairbanks (1907), Group C, Class 5/33 (not ill.). — Beazley (1914), 221/8 (not ill.). — Buschor (1941), 62-63 (cleaned). — ARV[2] (1963), 1000/195. — Beck (1975), pl. 83/402. — Add.[2] (1989), 313. — Maas–Snyder (1989), 158, fig. 5. — Oakley (1997), 149/264, pl. 137C-D (show inscriptions).
  • 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/462214
  • Coordinates: 37.07117,14.248967
  • Pleiades Coordinates: 37.0630925,14.2584705
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