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214062, ATHENIAN, Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, 1945.3

  • Vase Number: 214062
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Sub Technique: WHITE GROUND
  • Shape Name: LEKYTHOS
  • Provenance: GREECE, ATTICA
  • Date: -475 to -425
  • Inscriptions: Inscription: KALE
  • Attributed To: Manner of ACHILLES P by BEAZLEY
  • Decoration: Body: MAENAD WITH THYRSOS, BLOCK
  • Last Recorded Collection: Oxford, Ashmolean Museum: 1945.3
  • Publication Record: Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 1003.25
    Jufresa, M. et al. (eds.), Ouranos-Gaia, L'espai a Grecia III, anomenar l'espai (Tarragona, 2013): 112, FIG.10 (BD)
  • AVI Web:
  • AVI Record Number: 5982
  • CAVI Collection: Oxford 1945.3.
  • CAVI Lemma: WG lekythos. From Attica. Manner of Achilles Painter{1}. Third quarter fifth.
  • CAVI Subject: Maenad with thyrsus and pomegranate to right before a rectangular base.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: On the base, just below the top, centered and horizontal in bright red: καλε. To left there seems to be another inscription, at some distance, at elbow height, horizontal, hard to read because of distortion: perhaps καλ(ε), but the last letter does not look right for an epsilon{2}.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} listed by Oakley among vases loosely connected with the Achilles Painter. {2} καλε, καλε. [So Oakley in cat.]
  • CAVI Comments: Second white used. The red is also used elsewhere on this vase. Attic alphabet.
  • CAVI Number: 5982
  • AVI Bibliography: Photo. — NNN (1945), Ashmolean Report, pl. 2,e. — ARV[2] (1963), 1003/25, 1677. — Oakley (1997), 168/L 54, fig. 9D (profile) (no ph.).
  • 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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  • Coordinates: 38.0519988333,23.8189911
  • Pleiades Coordinates: 38.0519988333,23.8189911
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