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9016676, ATHENIAN, Athens, Agora Museum, P20787

  • Vase Number: 9016676
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: BLACK GLAZE
  • Shape Name: CUP, FRAGMENT
  • Provenance: GREECE, ATHENS, AGORA
  • Date: -525 to -475
  • Current Collection: Athens, Agora Museum: P20787
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  • AVI Record Number: 578
  • CAVI Collection: Athens, Agora P 20,787.
  • CAVI Lemma: Fragmentary BG cup. From Athens. Unattributed. Late sixth or early fifth.
  • CAVI Subject: Undecorated.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: On the outside wall of the bowl, upside down, Gr. in a circle, facing out: Μ̣[ενε]κρατες [κ]αλος και φιλος Λυσικλει̣. vac.{2}.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} the fr. with -κρατες is misplaced. {2} mixed alphabet? Lang notes that the Ionic lambdas in φιλος Λυσικλει suggest that the last three words were added by a second hand. However, the style of lettering changes only in the last two words; perhaps a different ending had been planned.
  • CAVI Comments: The museum card suggests N[ικο]κρατες, a less common name.
  • CAVI Number: 0578
  • AVI Bibliography: Museum card. — Lang (1976), 12/C 7, pl. 4{1}.
  • 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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