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213970, ATHENIAN, London, British Museum, London, British Museum, 1874,1110.1

  • Vase Number: 213970
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Sub Technique: WHITE GROUND
  • Shape Name: LEKYTHOS
  • Provenance: GREECE, ATHENS
  • Date: -475 to -425
  • Inscriptions: HYGIAINON
  • Attributed To: ACHILLES P by BEAZLEY
  • Last Recorded Collection: London, British Museum: D48
  • Previous Collections:
  • Publication Record: Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 1586
    Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 997.148
    Beazley, J.D., Attische Vasenmaler des rotfigurigen Stils (Tübingen, 1925): 377.1
    Burn, L. and Glynn, R., Beazley Addenda (Oxford, 1982): 152
    Carpenter, T.H., with Mannack, T. and Mendonca, M., Beazley Addenda, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1989): 312
    Giudice E., Il tymbos, la stele e la barca di Caronte: L'Immaginario della morte sulle lekythoi funerarie a fondo bianco (Rome, 2015): 162, FIG.7 (BD)
    Klein, W., Die griechischen Vasen mit Lieblingsinschriften (Leipzig, 1898): 167
    Koch-Brinkmann, U., Polychrome Bilder auf weissgrundigen Lekythen, Zeugen der klassischen griechischen Malerei (Munich, 1999): FIGS.1, 32-33 (COLOUR OF PARTS)
    Murray, A.S. and Smith, A.H., White Athenian Vases in the British Museum (London, 1896): PL.2
    Oakley, J., The Greek Vase, Art of the Story Teller (London, 2013): 113, FIG.13 (COLOUR OF PART OF BD)
    Oakley, J.H., The Achilles Painter (Mainz, 1997): FIGS.5B, 6B, PL.107A-B (BD, PROFILE)
    Tzachou-Alexandri, O., Leukes Likythoi tou Zoographou tou Achilleos sto Ethniko Archaiologiko Mouseio (Athens, 1998): 67, FIG.7B (COLOUR OF PART)
  • AVI Web:
  • AVI Record Number: 4411
  • British Museum Link:
  • CAVI Collection: London D 48.
  • CAVI Lemma: WG lekythos. From Athens. Achilles Painter. Second quarter fifth. 460-450. Ca. 440 (Williams). 445-440 (Oakley).
  • CAVI Subject: Mistress and Maid: woman to right with a bundle of clothes; behind her, at the top, a sash hung up; a woman (is she a servant? Oakley, p. 62,does not list her as such) to left, about to receive the clothes; above her head, at the top, an oinochoe hung up and at right, a sash hung up.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: Between them, below the top margin, stoich. two-liner, the second word centered: hυγιαινον | καλος. ......... .....
  • CAVI Comments: The sigma is a short form for the four-stroke. Mixed alphabet, mainly Ionic.
  • CAVI Number: 4411
  • AVI Bibliography: C.H. Smith in BM Cat. E (1896), 402 (not ill.). — Beazley (1914), 220/1. — ARV[2] (1963), 997/148. — D. Williams (1985), 50/55b (good picture for inscr.). — Add.[2] (1989), 312. — AttScr (1990), no. 884. — Papaioannou–Bousquet (1993), 446, fig. 764. — Oakley (1997), 141/200, figs. 5B and 6B (profile), pl. 107A-B (show inscription).
  • 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: 37.976173,23.72519
  • Pleiades Coordinates: 37.9751764678,23.7263451721
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