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216788, ATHENIAN, Berlin, Antikensammlung, Berlin, Pergamonmuseum, F2588

  • Vase Number: 216788
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: SKYPHOS
  • Date: -450 to -400
  • Inscriptions: Kalos/Kale: KALE, KALOS
    Named: OLYSSEUS
  • Attributed To: PENELOPE P by HAUSER
  • Last Recorded Collection: Berlin, Antikensammlung: F2588
  • Previous Collections:
    • Berlin, Pergamonmuseum: F2588
  • Publication Record: Albersmeier, S. (ed.), Heroes, Mortals and Myths in ancient Greece (Baltimore, 2009): 64, FIG.31 (DRAWING OF A AND B)
    Andreae, B. et al., Ulisse, il mito e la memoria (Rome, 1996): 418-419, 443, FIGS.26-27, 6.18 (COLOUR OF A AND B)
    Arrigoni, G., Atalanta e le altre. Series Antiqua (Bergamo, 2019): 348, FIG.6 (A)
    Avramidou, A. and Demetriou, D. (eds.), Approaching the Ancient Artifact: Representation, Narrative, and Function. A Festschrift in Honor of H. Alan Shapiro (Berlin and Boston, 2014): 376, FIG.1 (A)
    Backe-Dahmen, A. et al., Greek Vases, Gods, Heroes and Mortals (London and Berlin, 2010): 46-47, NO.21 (COLOUR OF A AND B)
    Batino, S., Lo skyphos attico dall'iconografia alla funzione (Naples, 2002): 472, FIGS.52.1-2 (A, B)
    Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 1300.1
    Beazley, J.D., Attische Vasenmaler des rotfigurigen Stils (Tübingen, 1925): 366.2
    Beazley, J.D., Paralipomena (Oxford, 1971): 475
    Berthold, A., Entwurf und Ausführung in den artes minores, Münz- und Gemmenkünstler des 6.-4. Jhs. v.Chr. (Hamburg, 2013): 410, FIG.229 (PART OF A)
    Boardman, J., Athenian Red Figure Vases, The Classical Period (London, 1989): FIG.246 (A,B)
    Bol, R., Amazones Volneratae: Untersuchungen zu den Ephesischen Amazonenstatuen (Frankfurt, 1998): PL.148A (DRAWING OF PARTS OF A AND B)
    Bollettino d'Arte: 133-134 (2005) 51 (A, B)
    Carpenter, T.H., Art and Myth in Ancient Greece (London, 1991): FIG.348 (DRAWING OF A & B)
    Carpenter, T.H., with Mannack, T. and Mendonca, M., Beazley Addenda, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1989): 360
    Cazzato, V. (ed.), The Symposion: Drinking Greek Style, Essays on Greek Pleasure 1983-2017 Oswyn Murray (Oxford, 2018): 101, FIG.8 (DRAWING OF A AND B)
    Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: BERLIN, ANTIKENSAMMLUNG-PERGAMONMUSEUM 1, 54-55, BEILAGE 5.6, PL.(145) 34.1-4 View Whole CVA Plates
    Dareggi, G., Ceramica attica nell Museo di Baranello, Materiale del Museo di Baranello, 2 (Rome, 1974): 74, NO.32 (COLOUR OF A AND B)
    Furtwängler, A. and Reichhold, K., Griechische Vasenmalerei (Munich, 1904-32): PL.138.2 (A, B)
    Genick, A. and Furtwängler, A., Griechische Keramik (Berlin, 1883): PL.17.1
    Hocker, C. and Schneider, L., Phidias (Hamburg, 1993): 52-53 (DRAWING OF A AND B)
    Kader, I. (ed.), Penelope rekonstruiert, Geschichte und Deutung einer Frauenfigur, Sonderausstellung des Museums für Abgüsse Klassischer Bildwerke München 9. Oktober bis 15. Januar 2007 (Munich, 2007): 47, FIGS.2.23A-B (COLOUR OF A AND B)
    Knittlmayer, B. and Heilmeyer, W-D., Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Die Antikensammlung, Altes Museum - Pergamonmuseum (Mainz, 1998): 64-65, NO.30 (COLOUR OF A AND B)
    Kéi, N., L'esthétique des fleurs, kosmos, poikilia et kharis dans la céramique attique du VIe et du Ve siècle av. n. ère, ICON 22 (Berlin and Boston, 2022): 34, FIG.13 (A, B, UH)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: VI, PL.371, MNESTERES II 9 (A,B)
    Lucken, G. von, Griechische Vasenbilder (Berlin, 1921): PL.16-17
    Mannack, T., Griechische Vasenmalerei, Eine Einführung, 2nd edition (Darmstadt, 2012): 153, FIG.99 (A, B)
    Monumenti inediti pubblicati dall'Instituto di Corrispondenza Archeologica (Rome, 1829-91): X, PL.53
    Moreno, P., La pittura Greca dalle origini ad Apelle, Archeo Dossier 34: 24 TOP (DRAWING OF A)
    Pfuhl, E., Malerei und Zeichnung der Griechen (Munich, 1923): FIG.559
    Powell, B. Homer's Iliad and Odyssey. The Essential Books (Oxford, 2015): 452-452, FIGS.22.1, 22.2 (A AND B)
    Revue du Louvre: 42 (1992) 5-6, 33, FIGS.26-27 (COLOUR OF A AND B)
    Schefold, K., Jung, F., Die Sagen von den Argonauten, von Theben und Troia in der klassischen und hellenistischen Kunst (Munich, 1989): 321, FIG.280 (DRAWING OF A & B)
    Schmidt, S. and Stähli, A. (eds.), Vasenbilder im Kulturtransfer, Zirkulation und Rezeption griechischer Keramik im Mittelmeerraum, Beiheft zum Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum Deutschland V (Munich, 2012): 74, FIG.12 (A, B)
    Schwarzmaier, A. et al., Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, The Antikensammlung, Altes Museum, Neues Museum, Pergamonmuseum (Mainz, 2016): 74, NO.32 (COLOUR OF A AND B)
    Shapiro H.A., Myth into Art, Poet and Painter in Classical Athens (London, 1994): 62, FIGS.38-39 (A,B)
    Tiverios, M.A., Elliniki techni, archaia angaia (Athens, 1996): 183, FIG.166 (COLOUR OF B)
    Villing, A. et al., Troy: myth and reality (London, 2019): 122-123, FIGS.106A-B (COLOUR OF A AND B)
    Walter-Karydi, E. (ed.), Myths, Texts, Images, Homeric epics and ancient Greek art, Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on the Odyssey, Ithaca, September 15-19, 2009 (Ithaca, 2010): 234, FIG.14 (DRAWING OF A AND B)
  • AVI Web:
  • AVI Record Number: 2403
  • LIMC ID: 18471
  • LIMC Web:
  • CAVI Collection: Berlin 2588.
  • CAVI Lemma: RF skyphos. From Tarquinia. Penelope Painter. Third quarter fifth. Ca. 440-430.
  • CAVI Subject: A-B: Odysseus slaying the suitors. (A includes two servant women).
  • CAVI Inscriptions: A: Above each of the women: καλη. κ(α)λ(η). Ωλυσσευς{1}. B: over one suitor: traces of two letters, perhaps remains of καλος. Above a seated suitor: [κ]αλος.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} Chiusi 1831, by the same painter (ARV[2] 1300/2) has Ολισσευς, cf. Threatte (1980), 47.
  • CAVI Comments: Berlin East. Omega for omicron. Dümmler claimed the lettering was Parian-Thasian and thus Polygnotan; this was denied by Kretschmer, Furtwängler and Buschor; see FR. All inscriptions horizontal. Ionic alphabet.
  • CAVI Number: 2403
  • AVI Bibliography: Furtwängler (1885), no. 2588. — FR (1904–32), iii, 102-106, pl. 138. — ARV[2] (1963), 1300/1. — Para. (1971), 475. — Add.[2] (1989), 360. — Boardman (1989), fig. 246 (A). — AttScr (1990), no. 1163.
  • 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: 42.254315,11.759148
  • Pleiades Coordinates: 42.2545322,11.7581734667
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