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705, ATHENIAN, New York (N.Y.), Metropolitan Museum, New York (N.Y.), Metropolitan Museum, GR523

  • Vase Number: 705
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: BLACK-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: AMPHORA, NECK
  • Date: -525 to -475
  • Attributed To: DIOSPHOS P by BEAZLEY
  • Decoration: A: HERA, IRIS, LION
  • Last Recorded Collection: New York (N.Y.), Metropolitan Museum: X21.15
  • Previous Collections:
    • New York (N.Y.), Metropolitan Museum: GR523
  • Publication Record: American Journal of Archaeology: 20 (1916), 441, FIG.5 (B)
    Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: NEW YORK, METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART 4, 65, PL.(778) 50.1-2 View Whole CVA Plates
    Haspels, C.H.E., Attic Black-figured Lekythoi (Paris, 1936): 239.138
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: V, PL.490, IRIS I 70 (A)
    Richter, G. & Milne, M., Shapes and Names of Athenian Vases (New York, 1935): FIG.17 (B)
    Studi Etruschi: 77 (2014) PL.6A AND B (A AND B)
  • AVI Web:
  • AVI Record Number: 5739
  • LIMC ID: 19969
  • LIMC Web:
  • CAVI Collection: New York G.R. 523.
  • CAVI Lemma: BF neck amphora. Diosphos Painter. Ca. 500 (Bothmer).
  • CAVI Subject: A: Heracles and the Nemean Lion, with Athena; betweeen them, upright, the club. B: Hera sending out Iris, with the Nemean Lion (M. Milne){1}.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: Nonsense: A: to right of Athena's head: 5 imitation letters: υχυχι{2}. To left of the club: χιχχχεχ (retr.?){3}. B: curving around the lion's head: 8 imitation letters: ιιχχχυυυ, retr. To right of Iris' left thigh: 5 letters: χχχλχ.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} this should be A. {2} very tiny letters. {3} so the ph. and CVA, text; the epsilon is large and very clear.
  • CAVI Comments: = X.21.15. A small vase.
  • CAVI Number: 5739
  • AVI Bibliography: Luce (1916), 440 ff., fig. 5. — V.Pol. (1928), 4. — Richter–Milne (1935), fig. 17. — Haspels (1936), 239/138. — M.B. Moore and D. von Bothmer, CVA New York 4, USA 16 (1976), pl. 50,1-2 (bibl.).
  • 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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