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215254, ATHENIAN, Naples, Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples, Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples, Museo Archeologico Nazionale, H2419

  • Vase Number: 215254
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: STAMNOS
  • Date: -450 to -400
  • Inscriptions: Named: DIONE, MAINAS, THALEIA, CHOREIA
  • Attributed To: DINOS P by RIEZLER
  • Last Recorded Collection: Naples, Museo Archeologico Nazionale: 81674
  • Previous Collections:
    • Naples, Museo Archeologico Nazionale: H2419
    • Naples, Museo Archeologico Nazionale: M1485
  • Publication Record: Adam-Veleni, P. et al. (eds), Il dono di Dioniso, Mitologia del vino nell'Italia centrale (Molise) e nella Grecia del Nord (Macedonia) (Thessaloniki, 2011): 125, FIG.4 (COLOUR OF A)
    Archeo, Attualita di Passato: 136 (JUNE 1996) 96 BOTTOM (COLOUR OF A)
    Archeo, Attualita di Passato: 158, APRIL 1998, 61 (COLOUR OF PART OF A)
    Batino, S., Lo skyphos attico dall'iconografia alla funzione (Naples, 2002): 460, FIG.7 (DRAWING OF A)
    Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 1151.2
    Beazley, J.D., Attische Vasenmaler des rotfigurigen Stils (Tübingen, 1925): 447.5
    Beazley, J.D., Paralipomena (Oxford, 1971): 457
    Boardman, J., Athenian Red Figure Vases, The Classical Period (London, 1989): 96, NO.1, FIG.177 (DRAWING, PART)
    Bowden, H., Mystery Cults in the Ancient World (London, 2010): 134, FIG.94, FRONTISPIECE (A, PART OF A)
    Brinna, O. and Ehrl, F. (eds.), Echo, Beiträge zur Archäologie des mediterranen und alpinen Raumes, Johannes B. Trentini zum 80. Geburtstag (1990): 260, PL.2.2 (PART OF A)
    Buschor, E., Griechische Vasenmalerei (Munich, 1914): 207 (A)
    Cambiano, G. et al., Lo spazio letterario della Grecia Antica (Salerno, 1992): FIG.12 (A)
    Carpenter, T.H., Dionysian Imagery in Fifth-Century Athens (Oxford, 1997): PL.25B (A)
    Carpenter, T.H., with Mannack, T. and Mendonca, M., Beazley Addenda, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1989): 336
    Cerchiai, L., I Campani (Milan, 1995): PL.34.2 (A)
    Csapo, E. and Slater, W.J., The Context of Ancient Drama (Ann Arbor, 1995): PL.20B (A)
    De Caro, S., Guide Artistiche Electa Napoli, The National Archaeological Museum of Naples (Naples, 1996): 44 (COLOUR OF A)
    Dimitrijevic, D. et al. (eds.), Anticki Teatar na tlu Jugoslavije, Saopstenja sa naucnog skupa 14.-17. april 1980 (Novi Sad, 1981): AT 178, FIG.5 (A)
    Estienne, S. et al. (eds.), Figures de dieux. Construire le divin en images (Rennes, 2014): 333, FIG.3 (DRAWING OF A)
    Evans, N., Civic rites, democracy and religion in ancient Athens (Berkeley, 2010): 206, FIG.12 (A)
    Fellmuth, N. et al., Der Jenaer Maler, Eine Töpferwerkstatt im klassischen Athen (Wiesbaden, 1996): 51, FIG.43 (B)
    Frickenhaus, A., Lenäenvasen (Berlin, 1912): 14-15
    Furtwängler, A. and Reichhold, K., Griechische Vasenmalerei (Munich, 1904-32): PLS.36-37
    Hahland, W., Vasen um Meidias (Berlin, 1930): PL.2 (B)
    Hamdorf, D., Dionysos, Bacchus, Kult und Wandlungen des Weingottes (Munich, 1986): 32, FIG.7 (DRAWING OF A)
    Hesperia, The Journal of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens: 58 (1989) PL.51B (A)
    Huf, L., Frauen jenseits der Konvention, Alterszüge, Tätowierungen und afrikanische Physiognomien im Frauenbild attischer Vasen des 5. Jahrhunderts v. Chr. (Munich, 2018): 211, FIG.81 (COLOUR OF A)
    Inghirami, F., Pitture di vasi fittili (Fiesole, 1835-37): PLS.317-8
    Isler-Kerenyi, C., Dionysos in Classical Athens. An Understanding through Images (Leiden and Boston, 2014): 185, FIG.98 (DRAWING OF A AND B)
    Jost, M., Aspects de la vie religieuse en Grece, Du debut du Ve siecle a fin du IIIe siecle av. J.-C. (Paris, 1992): 300, FIG.18 (PART OF A)
    Kachler, K.G., Zur Entstehung und Entwicklung der griechischen Theatermaske (Basel, 1991): 59, FIG.44 (A)
    Kalogeropoulos, K., Vassilikou, D., and Tiverios, M. (eds.), Sidelights on Greek Antiquity, Archaeological and Epigraphical Essays in Honour of Vasileios Petrakos (Berlin, 2021): 371, FIG.4A-B (COLOUR OF A, B)
    Kaltsas N. (ed.), Agon, Exhibition catalogue (Athens, 2004): 280-281, NO.162 (COLOUR OF A AND B)
    Kaza-Papageorgiou, K., The Ancient City Road and the Metro beneath Vouliagmenis Avenue (Athens, 2016): 42, FIG.68 (COLOUR OF PART OF A)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: VII, PL.614, THALEIA IV 3 (B)
    Matheson, S.B., Polygnotos and Vase Painting in Classical Athens (Madison, 1995): 157, PL.136 (A)
    Minerva, International Review of Ancient Art and Archaeology: 18.5 (SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2007) 25, FIG.3 (COLOUR OF A)
    Moraw, S., Die Mänade in der attischen Vasenmalerei des 6. und 5. Jahrhunderts v.Chr. (Mainz, 1998): PL.20.51A-B (A, B)
    Pecoraro, A. (ed.), Nuceria, Alfaterna e il suo territorio, Dalla fondazione ai Langobardi (Nocera, 1994): II, 163-165, FIGS.1-3 (A, B, DRAWINGS OF A AND B)
    Pelling, C. (ed.), Greek Tragedy and the Historian (Oxford, 1997): PL.11 (PART OF A)
    Pfuhl, E., Malerei und Zeichnung der Griechen (Munich, 1923): FIG.582 (A)
    Philipp, M. et al., Dionysos, Rausch und Ekstase (Munich, 2013): 26, FIG.2 (COLOUR OF A)
    Plantzos, D., Greek Art and Archaeology, c. 1100-30 BC (Athens, 2016): 130, FIG.214 (COLOUR OF A)
    Prospettiva Rivista dell' arti antica e moderna (Siena): 75-76 (1994) 79-80 (DRAWINGS OF A AND B)
    Real Museo Borbonico: 12, PLS.21-3
    Reeder, E.D. et al., Pandora, Women in Classical Greece (Baltimore, 1995): 386-387, NO.124 (COLOUR OF A, B)
    Revue des Etudes Grecques: 126 (2013) 45, FIGS.13-14 (A, B)
    Robertson, C.M., The art of vase-painting in classical Athens (Cambridge, 1992): 243, FIGS.246-247 (A, PART OF B)
    Romito, M., Vecchi scavi, nuovi studi (Salerno, 2005): 95, FIG.105-106 (COLOUR DRAWINGS OF A AND B)
    Scheibler, I., Griechische Töpferkunst, Herstellung, Handel und Gebrauch der antiken Tongefässe, 2nd ed. (Munich, 1995): 53, FIG.50 (A)
    Schlesier, R. and Schwarzmaier, A. (eds.), Dionysos, Verwandlung und Ekstase (Berlin, 2008): 36, 89, FIGS.7, 10 (DRAWINGS OF B AND A)
    The Cambridge Ancient History, 2nd ed., V, The Fifth Century (Cambridge, 1992): 253, FIG.32 (DRAWING OF A)
    Thesaurus Cultus et Rituum Antiquorum: II, PL.106.332 (A)
    Tiverios, M.A., Elliniki techni, archaia angaia (Athens, 1996): 186-189, FIGS.169-172 (COLOUR OF A AND PARTSs OF A)
    Vasi Antichi, Museo Archeologio Nazionale di Napoli (Naples 2009): 74-76 (COLOUR OF A AND B, COLOUR OF PART)
    Yatromanolakis, D. (ed.), An Archaeology of Representations, Ancient Greek Vase-Painting and contemporary Methodologies (Athens, 2009): 313, FIG.4 (A)
  • AVI Web:
  • AVI Record Number: 5417
  • LIMC ID: 9652
  • LIMC Web:
  • CAVI Collection: Naples 2419.
  • CAVI Lemma: RF stamnos. From Nocera de' Pagani. Dinos Painter. Late fifth.
  • CAVI Subject: Lenaia: A: four maenads at an image of Dionysus. B: three maenads.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: Above the heads: A: Διωνη. Μαινας. B: Θαλεια. Χορεια.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} the name Choreia is given to the wrong maenad on A.
  • CAVI Comments: Διωνη: see C. Fränkel (1912), 54. Θαλεια: ibid. 45, 51, 60. Χορεια: cf. Paus. 2.20,4 (her tomb in Argos).
  • CAVI Number: 5417
  • AVI Bibliography: FR (1904–32), i, 193-95, pls. 36-37. — C. Fränkel (1912), 50, 100/θ. — ARV[2] (1963), 1151/2. — Para. (1971), 457. — Simon–Hirmer (1981), pls. 212-15{1}. — LIMC iii (1986), Choreia 1; Dione 10. — Add.[2] (1989), 336 (much bibl.). — Boardman (1989), fig. 177. — AttScr (1990), no. 938. — Kossatz-Deissmann (1991), 177 (Choreia 1, bibl.). — Robertson (1992), 242 and 318 n. 52, figs. 246-47 (A, part of B). — Matheson (1995), 381/D2, pl. 136 (inscriptions not mentioned).
  • 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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