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9017151, ATHENIAN, Olympia, Archaeological Museum

  • Vase Number: 9017151
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: BLACK GLAZE
  • Shape Name: MUG
  • Date: -450 to -400
  • Inscriptions: Graffito: PHEIDIO EIMI
  • Last Recorded Collection: Olympia, Archaeological Museum
  • Publication Record: Valavanis, P., Games and sanctuaries in ancient Greece: Olympia, Delphi, Isthmia, Nemea, Athens (Los Angeles, 2004): 98, FIG.109 (COLOUR)
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  • AVI Record Number: 5793
  • CAVI Collection: Olympia, Museum (cup of Phidias).
  • CAVI Lemma: BG mug. From Olympia. Unattributed. Third quarter fifth.
  • CAVI Subject: No figured decoration.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: On the bottom, Gr. in two horizontal lines: Φειδιο :* ει|μι.
  • CAVI Comments: AA reports: the stereomicroscope showed that there is `Sinter' in the letters ΙΟΕΙ of the Gr. The omicron lies under the break and thus must be older: `eindeutig mit diesem (the break) zusammen verschliffen'. I am still doubtful about the authenticity of the inscription.
  • CAVI Number: 5793
  • AVI Bibliography: Daux (1959), 653, pl. 33 (exc.). — Kunze (1960), pl. 113,1-2: exc. phs. of the cup. — Pfohl (1966), 22/146 (bibl.). — Heilmeyer (1981), 442 n. 6, 447-48, fig. 4. — AttScr (1990), no. 948.
  • 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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