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213394, ATHENIAN, Athens, National Museum, Acropolis Collection, 18063

  • Vase Number: 213394
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: STAMNOS
  • Provenance: GREECE, ATHENS, ACROPOLIS
  • Date: -475 to -425
  • Inscriptions: Named: THESEUS, HELENE, PERESOS, THOIBA
  • Attributed To: POLYGNOTOS by BEAZLEY
  • Decoration: A: THESEUS AND HELEN, PERITHOOS MOUNTING CHARIOT (ALL NAMED), WOMAN (PHOIBE ?) FLEEING (NAMED)
    B: MAENADS, ONE WITH THYRSOS, ONE WITH KANTHAROS, SATYR DANCING
  • Last Recorded Collection: Athens, National Museum, Acropolis Collection: 18063
  • Publication Record: Albersmeier, S. (ed.), Heroes, Mortals and Myths in ancient Greece (Baltimore, 2009): 53, FIG.23 (A)
    Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 1028.13, 1678
    Burn, L. and Glynn, R., Beazley Addenda (Oxford, 1982): 155
    Carpenter, T.H., with Mannack, T. and Mendonca, M., Beazley Addenda, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1989): 317
    Cohen, A. and Rutter, J.B. (eds.), Constructions of childhood in ancient Greece and Italy, Hesperia Supplement 41 (Princeton, 2007): 265, FIG.13.9 (A)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: IV, PL.297, HELENE 35 (A)
    Matheson, S.B., Polygnotos and Vase Painting in Classical Athens (Madison, 1995): 68, PL.53 (A)
    Pamias, J. (ed.), Parua Mythographica (Oberhaid, 2011): 108, FIG.3 (A)
    Schefold, K. and Jung, F., Die Urkönige, Perseus, Bellerophon, Herakles und Theseus in der klassischen und hellenistischen Kunst (Munich, 1988): 262, FIG.312 (A)
    Servadei, C., La figura di Theseus nella ceramica Attica, Iconografia e iconologia del mito nell' Atene arcaica e classica (Bologna, 2005): 156, FIG.64 (A)
    Siftar, L., Das Phänomen der unvollständigen Gestalt in der griechischen Kunst: Unterschiedliche Facetten eines besonderen Darstellungsmittels (Heidelberg, 2018): 864, DADA281 (A)
  • AVI Web: https://www.avi.unibas.ch/DB/searchform.html?ID=1046
  • AVI Record Number: 931
  • LIMC ID: 10634
  • LIMC Web: http://ark.dasch.swiss/ark:/72163/080e-743a336e9d2fb-b
  • CAVI Collection: Athens, N.M. 18,063.
  • CAVI Lemma: RF stamnos. From Marathon? Polygnotos. Third quarter fifth.
  • CAVI Subject: A: Abduction of Helen by Theseus: youth with two spears and woman; helmeted youth mounting chariot to right; woman to left{1}. B: dancing satyr between two maenads.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: A: Θεσευς. hελενε. Περησος. Φοιβα. B: letters to left of the left maenad, below the satyr's outstretched arm and bearing slightly upward, include an omicron. Some letters to right of the left maenad's chest: λο̣? Above the satyr, near-horizontal: κα[λ]ος{2}.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} with a question mark, ARV[2]; the inscriptions prove it. {2} Uncertain reading.
  • CAVI Comments: Kyriazis collection. Phoibe is a sister of Helen.
  • CAVI Number: 0931
  • AVI Bibliography: ARV[2] (1963), 1028/13, 1678. — Philippaki (1967), 147, pl. 61, 1. — Karouzou (1970), 230-49, figs. 1-5, 7-8. — LIMC iv (1988), 509, Helene 35, pl. 297. — Add.[2] (1989), 317. — Matheson (1995), 224, 348/P13, pl. 53.
  • 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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