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4638, ATHENIAN, Palermo, Museo Archeologico Regionale, Palermo, Museo Archeologico Regionale, 22711

  • Vase Number: 4638
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: BLACK-FIGURE
  • Sub Technique: WHITE GROUND
  • Shape Name: LEKYTHOS
  • Provenance: ITALY, SICILY, SELINUS
  • Date: -525 to -475
  • Attributed To: ATHENA P by UNKNOWN
  • Last Recorded Collection: Palermo, Museo Archeologico Regionale: CAT2816
  • Previous Collections:
    • Palermo, Museo Archeologico Regionale: 22711
  • Publication Record: Archaeological Reports: 13 (1966-67), 40, FIG.19B-D
    Archeo, Attualita di Passato: 88 (JUNE 1992) 24 (COLOUR OF PART)
    Bellia, A., Gli strumenti musicali nei reperti del Museo Archeologico Regionale Antonio Salinas di Palermo, Catalogo dell'Itinerario tematico (Palermo, 25 giugnio 2008 - 31 dicembre 2008) (Rome, 2009): 58 (COLOUR OF BD)
    Greek Vases in the J.Paul Getty Museum: 2 (1985), 108, FIG.17
    Hughes, A., Performing Greek Comedy (Cambridge, 2012): 56, FIG.17 (DRAWING OF PART)
    Odeon ed altri monumenti archeologici (Palermo, 1971): PLS.XII, 51A-C
    Panvini, R. and Sole, L. (eds.), La Sicilia in eta arcaica, Dalle apoikiai al 480 a.C., Catalogo della Mostra (Palermo, 2009): 445 (PART OF BD)
    Trendall, A. and Webster, T.B.L., Illustrations of Greek Drama (London, 1971): 23, FIG.1.14
  • AVI Web:
  • AVI Record Number: 6047
  • CAVI Collection: Selinus.(1).
  • CAVI Lemma: BF lekythos. From Selinus, cemetery. Unattributed. [First quarter fifth].
  • CAVI Subject: Two(?) warriors riding dolphins to left; at left, a bearded flautist to right, playing.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: Nonsense: imitation letters: widely spaced, thin letters: between the flautist and the left-hand warrior, curving downward: 4 letters. To left of face of right-hand warrior, curving and bearing upward: 4 letters. The lettering reminds me of the Athena Painter.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} [Probably in Palermo.]
  • CAVI Comments: For the subject, cf. the psykter by Oltos, King's Point, Schimmel, CAVI 4100).
  • CAVI Number: 7474b
  • AVI Bibliography: Trendall (1966–7), 40, fig. 19,b-d.
  • CAVI / AVI Data from Henry Immerwahr's Corpus of Attic Vase Inscriptions (CAVI), updated by Rudoph Wachter's Attic Vase Inscriptions (AVI)
  • Pleiades URI:
  • Coordinates: 37.583902,12.809372
  • Pleiades Coordinates: 37.5729367167,12.8729117667

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