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5687, ATHENIAN, Geneva, Musée d'Art et d'Histoire, MF150

  • Vase Number: 5687
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: BLACK-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: AMPHORA, PANATHENAIC PRIZE
  • Date: -550 to -500
  • Decoration: A: ATHENA (SHIELD DEVICE, STAR)
    B: ATHLETES, RUNNING
  • Last Recorded Collection: Geneva, Musée d'Art et d'Histoire: MF150
  • Publication Record: Acta ad Archaeologiam et Artium Historiam Pertinentia: 8 (1978) AT 24, PL.11 (A, B)
    Bentz, M., Panathenäische Preisamphoren, Eine athenische Vasengattung und ihre Funktion vom 6.-4. Jahrhundert v. Chr. 18. Beih. zur Antiken Kunst (Basel, 1998): PL.37 (A, B)
    Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: GENEVA, MUSEE D'ART ET D'HISTOIRE 2, 25, PL.(113) 57.1.6.7 View Whole CVA Plates
  • AVI Web: https://www.avi.unibas.ch/DB/searchform.html?ID=3962
  • AVI Record Number: 3783
  • CAVI Collection: Geneva, Musée d'Art et d'Histoire MF 150.(1).
  • CAVI Lemma: Fragmentary BF Panathenaic prize amphora. Unattributed. Fifth. Ca. 490 (CVA).
  • CAVI Subject: A: Athena; shield device: pentagram. B: foot race: four runners to right.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: A: to right of the left column: τον Α̣[---]{2}.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} my note says F 150, but I have corrected it. {2} so the facs., but the photo shows only the bottom of the left-hand bar of the alpha (if that is what it is).
  • CAVI Comments: Frel (see CVA) pointed out that the pentagram appears also on an unpublished Panathenaic fr. from the Acropolis. He attributes both MF 150 and MF 151 to the same painter and the same potter. Both belong to the group that includes Louvre F 273, 274, 278, 280, Toronto 915.25, Berlin 1831, London B 136 and the uninscribed London B 135.
  • CAVI Number: 3783
  • AVI Bibliography: BADB 5687. — Photo DAI(A), Vasenkasten 120 (A){2}. — Photos. — Stephani (1876), no. 17. — Brauchitsch (1910), ..../75. — Smets (1936), 90, no. 27. — Brandt (1978), 9/83, pl. 11 (A, B). — C. Dunant and L. Kahil, CVA Geneva 2, Switzerland 3 (1980), pls. 57,1,6,7, p. 26 (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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