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9017897, ATHENIAN, Paris, Musée du Louvre

  • Vase Number: 9017897
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: BLACK-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: HYDRIA
  • Date: -525 to -475
  • Attributed To: SAPPHO P by HASPELS
  • Decoration: Shoulder: LIONS ATTACKING BULL
  • Last Recorded Collection: Paris, Musée du Louvre
  • Publication Record: Immerwahr, H., A Corpus of Attic Vase Inscriptions, Preliminary Edition (1998): 6242
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  • AVI Record Number: 6242
  • CAVI Collection: Louvre E 734.
  • CAVI Lemma: BF hydria (kalpis). Connected with Sappho Painter's work (Haspels){1}. Ca. 500.
  • CAVI Subject: Shoulder: two lions devouring a bull (to left).
  • CAVI Inscriptions: Shoulder: nonsense: above the left lion's back, bearing upward: λοστοστ. Between their necks, down: λοσ, retr.{2}. Above the right lion's back, diagonally downward: λοστσ.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} Sappho Painter (Boardman) [I think]. Near Sappho Painter (Beazley's note with a photo, but not in ABV or Para.) {2} somy reading (as probable); Boardman: λοσ.
  • CAVI Comments: Boardman's reading agrees with mine; hence I have identified the original CAVI 6242 vase with Louvre E 734.
  • CAVI Number: 6242
  • AVI Bibliography: Photo. — Morin-Jean (1911), 138, fig. 153. — Haspels (1936), 116. — Boardman (1955), 62/under 28 (mention).
  • 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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