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84, ATHENIAN, Rome, Mus. Naz. Etrusco di Villa Giulia, Boston (MA), Museum of Fine Arts, Basel, market, Münzen und Medaillen A.G., 1978.45

  • Vase Number: 84
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: HYDRIA
  • Date: -500 to -450
  • Inscriptions: Named: LETO, ARTEMIS, ATHENAIA, HERMES
  • Attributed To: BERLIN P by CAHN
  • Last Recorded Collection: Rome, Mus. Naz. Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Previous Collections:
    • Basel, market, Münzen und Medaillen A.G.
    • Boston (MA), Museum of Fine Arts: 1978.45
  • Publication Record: Archeo, Attualita di Passato: 145 (MARCH 1997) 106-107 (COLOUR OF PART)
    Godart, L. and De Caro, S. (eds.), Nostoi, Capolavori Ritrovati, Roma, Palazzo del Quirinale, Galleria di Alessandro VII, 21 dicembre 2007 - 2 marzo 2008 (Rome, 2007): 92-93 (COLOUR OF PART)
    Kunstwerke der Antike: Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Basel, sale catalogue: 51 (14-15.3.1975), PLS.38-40, NO.155
    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): 525, PL.41 (COLOUR OF PART OF BD)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: II, PL.260, APOLLON 860 (PART)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: V, PL.260, HERMES 744 (PARTS)
    Marchetti, C. (ed.), L'Arma per l'Arte, Archeologia che ritorna (Livorno, 2009): 65 (COLOUR OF PART)
    Metis: 5 (1990) 1-2, 70, FIG.11
    Morais, R., Leao, D., and Rodriguez Perez, D. (eds.), Greek Art in Motion, Studies in Honour of Sir John Boardman on the Occasion of his 90th Birthday (Oxford, 2019): 146, FIG.10, BOTTOM RIGHT (COLOUR OF PART)
    Padgett, J.M. (ed.), The Berlin Painter and His World: Athenian Vase-Painting in the Early Fifth Century B.C., Princeton University Art Museum Monograph Series (New Haven and London, 2017): 58-59, FIGS.19-20, 397, NO.BN40 (COLOUR OF BD AND PARTS)
    Palagia, O., and Wescoat, B.D. (eds.), Samothracian Connections, Essays in honour of James R. McCredie (Oxford, 2010): 57, FIG.5.10 (PART)
  • AVI Web:
  • AVI Record Number: 2826
  • LIMC ID: 25363
  • LIMC Web:
  • CAVI Collection: Boston 1978.45.
  • CAVI Lemma: RF hydria (kalpis). Berlin Painter. First quarter fifth. Middle period: ca. 485 (Cahn).
  • CAVI Subject: Apollo and other divinities at a sacrifice: at right, Apollo with kithara and phiale turns back toward Iris; altar; Artemis and Leto. At Apollo's left, a winged Iris(1) approaches to fill his phiale. The other two figures are in a procession behind Artemis and Leto: Athena; Hermes looking back at Iris.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: To left of Leto's right shoulder: Λετ[ο], retr. Behind Artemis' left elbow: [Αρτ]εμις. To left of Athena's face: Αθεναια, retr. To right of Hermes' upper left arm: hερ[με]ς. Under the foot, Gr.: nu reversed or sigma lying down.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} Nike, according to Bea. Arch.
  • CAVI Comments: Apollo and Iris are not named. It is unusual to have inscriptions so late in the Berlin Painter's work, if Cahn's date is right; AttScr (1990), 82 may need correction.
  • CAVI Number: 2826
  • AVI Bibliography: BADB 84. — M&M-Auction (1975), pls. 38-40/155. — LIMC ii (1984), pl. 260, Apollon 860.
  • 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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