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7481, ATHENIAN, Baltimore (MD), Walters Art Gallery, 48.41

  • Vase Number: 7481
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: BLACK-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: CUP, LITTLE MASTER BAND
  • Date: -550 to -500
  • Decoration: A: CALYDONIAN (?) BOAR HUNT (HORSEMEN ATTACKING BOAR, MAN RUNNING)
  • Last Recorded Collection: Baltimore (MD), Walters Art Gallery: 48.41
  • Publication Record: Bulletin of the Walters Art Gallery: 18 (1966), 6 (A)
    Chiarini, S., The so-called Nonsense Inscriptions on Ancient Greek Vases, Between Paideia and Paidiá (Leiden, 2018): 86-87, FIGS.18A-D (A, B)
    Dialoghi di Archeologia: 1 (1979), 49, FIG.10 (A)
    Winter, E. (ed.), Vom Euphrat bis zum Bosporus, Kleinasien in der Antike, Festschrift für Elmar Schwertheim zum 65. Geburtstag, Asia Minor Studien 65 (Bonn, 2008): PL.10.3 (PART OF A)
  • AVI Web: https://www.avi.unibas.ch/DB/searchform.html?ID=2068
  • AVI Record Number: 1937
  • CAVI Collection: Baltimore, Walters 48.41.
  • CAVI Lemma: BF band cup. Unattributed. Third quarter sixth. 550-530.
  • CAVI Subject: A: Calydonian boar hunt. B: Similar.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: A: a nonsense inscription by each figure: γ̣σεσυ (rider). εσυλ (horse). ειϝ (rider). χεσ(π)λ (horse). πυρρφ̣ (rider). χεσϝσκϝ (horse). οεσυαοτοσ (the boar). εσυρι̣σος (horse). πασει (rider). χειπυ (horse). χενι (rider). εσλ(σ)λ (horse). I have no note of an inscription for the last rider. B: I have no record of an inscription for the leftmost horse. θελοσ (rider). πασυ̣κοϝ (horse). θεοκοασ (rider). χε(ο)υ(ο)υ̣α (the boar? or a horse). I have no record of inscriptions to the right of the boar.
  • CAVI Comments: Cartwheel theta. Alphas hard to distinguish from digammas. Digamma F- and U-shaped. Omicron, pi and sigma in many shapes.
  • CAVI Number: 1937
  • 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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