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9017778, ATHENIAN, Athens, M. Vlasto

  • Vase Number: 9017778
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: BLACK-FIGURE
  • Provenance: GREECE, ATTICA, KOROPI
  • Date: -575 to -525
  • Last Recorded Collection: Athens, M. Vlasto
  • Publication Record: Immerwahr, H., A Corpus of Attic Vase Inscriptions, Preliminary Edition (1998): 1904
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  • AVI Record Number: 1904
  • CAVI Collection: Athens, Vlastos.
  • CAVI Lemma: Fr. of BF funerary plaque. From Koropi. Unattributed; very close to Sappho Painter's plaques (Boardman). Date unclear. Ca. 500 (Boardman).
  • CAVI Subject: Prothesis: double-line border; small girl by the head of the bier; behind the bier, man and woman on raised ground line, possibly a step.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: To left of her legs, vertically up: [---]σιο{1}.
  • CAVI Comments: Lower right-hand corner of a funerary plaque. Large clear letters. Three-stroke sigma. In ABV 42/38-40, Beazley lists three groups of frs. of funerary plaques in the Vlastos collection, published in AM 62, pls. 48, 50 and 49 respectively. Add(2) 11 lists nos. 38 and 40 as illustrated by Bakir (1981), pl. 37, fig. 69, and pl. 38, fig. 70. All three are by Sophilos. — E] {1} it is hard to see how more than 1-2 letters could be lost. E] {1} so Boardman. Mommsen: "Die drei Buchstaben ΟΙΣ oder ΟΙN vor einem klagenden Mädchen ... gehören dagegen nicht zu einem Namen, es handelt sich eher um einen Ausruf der Klage." I had read [--]ιος, which is probably an error.It is hard to see how more than 1-2 letters could be lost.
  • CAVI Number: 1904
  • AVI Bibliography: Photo. — Boardman (1955), pl. 7,a. — H. Mommsen (1997a), 23 n. 186 (mention).
  • 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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  • Coordinates: 37.8999996185303,23.8833332061768
  • Pleiades Coordinates: 38.0519988333,23.8189911

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