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3720, ATHENIAN, Basel, private, H. Cahn, HC843

  • Vase Number: 3720
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: BLACK-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: CUP, LITTLE MASTER BAND, FRAGMENTS
  • Date: -550 to -500
  • Decoration: DEER HUNT, HORSEMEN, NONSENSE INSCRIPTIONS
  • Last Recorded Collection: Basel, private, H. Cahn: HC843
  • Publication Record: Chiarini, S., The so-called Nonsense Inscriptions on Ancient Greek Vases, Between Paideia and Paidiá (Leiden, 2018): 90, FIG.19 (COLOUR)
    Das Tier in der Antike, University of Zurich 21.9-17.11.1974: PL.40.240
    Kreuzer, B., Frühe Zeichner 1500-500 vor Chr., Agyptische, griechische und etruskische Vasenfragmente der Sammlung H.A. Cahn Basel (Freiburg, 1992): 69, NO.70
    Schnapp, A., Le chasseur et la cite, Chasse et erotique dans la Grece ancienne (Paris, 1997): 227, NO.106
  • AVI Web: https://www.avi.unibas.ch/DB/searchform.html?ID=2179
  • AVI Record Number: 2045
  • CAVI Collection: Basel, Cahn 843.
  • CAVI Lemma: Frs. of BF band cup. Unattributed. Third quarter sixth.
  • CAVI Subject: Handle zone: A and B: cortege of horsemen, one group to left, the other to right.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: Nonsense: {1} Group to left: all inscriptions horizontal: at the bottom, at left: [--]ναλιοσοσ. hοποσοσ. ριτοστοσ. To right of one rider's back of head: ριστ[--]. - {2} Group to right: at the bottom: ριτοστ. ορισοσ. Curved: ρισ[--]{1}. At the bottom of a rider to right of a handle: ριοσ[--]. On a separate (fifth?) fr. that shows the BG lip, above the neck of a horse that faces right: χαιριρ[--].
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} reading uncertain.
  • CAVI Comments: There are four or five frs. - The handle zone is filled with riders, but this is not a multifigured band cup. The inscriptions, while nonsense, imitate names of riders and horses. What is the meaning, if any, of the repeated ριστ?
  • CAVI Number: 2070
  • AVI Bibliography: Photos in Beazley Archive.
  • 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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