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9016484, ATHENIAN, Volos, Museum

  • Vase Number: 9016484
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Shape Name: AMPHORISKOS
  • Date: -600 to -550
  • Last Recorded Collection: Volos, Museum
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  • AVI Record Number: 7983
  • CAVI Collection: Volos, Museum.
  • CAVI Lemma: Miniature amphoriskos imitating an SOS amphora. From Pharsalos? Unattributed. First quarter sixth.
  • CAVI Subject: No figured decoration. Three reserved lines around the widest part of the body.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: On the shoulder, in large letters, making more than a half-circle, facing out, Gr.: Φιλέταιρος :* μἔδο̅κεν :* Nικύλ[λ]ο̅ι, retr.
  • CAVI Comments: A perfume vase. Neck and handles are missing. I believe the inscription is Attic; Philetairos is a good Athenian name (see LGPN ii). A similar amphoriskos with a gift inscription is in the Kanellopoulos Museum in Athens, q.v.
  • CAVI Number: 7983
  • AVI Bibliography: facs.
  • 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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