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792, ATHENIAN, Basel, market, Münzen und Medaillen A.G.

  • Vase Number: 792
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: CUP B
  • Date: -525 to -475
  • Last Recorded Collection: Basel, market, Münzen und Medaillen A.G.
  • Publication Record: Annali del Seminario di Studi del Mondo Classico: 11 (1989), FIG.20.2 (B)
    Kunstwerke der Antike: Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Basel, sale catalogue: 51 (14-15.3.1975), PLS.31, 36, NO.151 (I, A, B)
  • AVI Web:
  • AVI Record Number: 2141
  • CAVI Collection: Basel Market (M.M.).
  • CAVI Lemma: RF cup. Unattributed. Late sixth. Ca. 500 (Cahn).
  • CAVI Subject: Int.: archer running to right while shooting to left. A: at left, two hoplitodromoi facing (shield device: centaur); behind them, a column; bearded trainer; hoplitodromos; young trainer. B: at left, mule (only the head is preserved); maenad between two satyrs; at right, boy on an ihyphallic mule.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: Int.: hο παι[ς] κ^αλο[ς], retr. [πα]ις [κ]αλο{ι}ς{ι}{1}. A: to left of the centaur's head, in BG: nonsense: οιh(?). Above the scene: ο^καλο, retr. plus: ^ hο ^ παι(γ)ο{1}. Miswritten? B: above the scene: κααλ. καλοι. [κ(?)]αλε.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} my interpretation of what Auktion prints.
  • CAVI Comments: B: no doubt there was a boy riding the mule on the left. The inscriptions no doubt poorly reported in Auktion. They appear to be miswritten hο παις καλος or mock inscriptions (part nonsense). Note the difference between the athletic and the Dionysiac scenes.
  • CAVI Number: 2141
  • AVI Bibliography: M&M-Auction (1975), pls. 31 and 36/151.
  • 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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