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9016536, PROTOATTIC, Athens, Agora Museum, P13323

  • Vase Number: 9016536
  • Fabric: PROTOATTIC
  • Provenance: GREECE, ATHENS, AGORA
  • Date: -650 to -600
  • Last Recorded Collection: Athens, Agora Museum: P13323
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  • AVI Record Number: 464
  • CAVI Collection: Athens, Agora P 13,323.
  • CAVI Lemma: Fr. of amphora (late proto-Attic){1}. From Athens, Agora F-G 12:1. Unattributed. Third quarter seventh (Brann).
  • CAVI Subject: Upper part of a bearded male, perhaps a male siren (Brann); protome or siren (Moore–Pease (1986)).
  • CAVI Inscriptions: From the back of the head amd along the back: Nυχτ̣οπαι̣δ̣ι̣ας, retr.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} from the neck. {2} the first two iotas given as short raised vertical strokes in the sketch.
  • CAVI Comments: Brann read νυχι̣οπ̣αι̣δ̣ι̣ας; so also Ag. 23{2}. I assume that Nυχτο- is for Nυκτο-, but the name, if it is a name, remains unexplained. A bearded male siren appears on an Attic fr. from Izmir: BSA 53-54 (1958-59, 163/6; parallels). Four-stroke sigma, reversed and with curved hastae.
  • CAVI Number: 0464
  • AVI Bibliography: Brann (1962), no. 577, pls. 37 (phot.) and 44 (dr.). — Moore–Pease (1986), 117/129 (not ill.). — AttScr (1990), no. 16, fig. 5. — Johnston (1990), 430/5,f.
  • 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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