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503, ATHENIAN, New York (N.Y.), Metropolitan Museum, 25.190

  • Vase Number: 503
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Sub Technique: ADDED COLOUR
  • Shape Name: CHOUS
  • Provenance: GREECE, ATTICA
  • Date: -400 to -300
  • Attributed To: POMPE P* by SCHEFOLD
  • Last Recorded Collection: New York (N.Y.), Metropolitan Museum: 25.190
  • Publication Record: Adam-Veleni, P. et al. (eds), Il dono di Dioniso, Mitologia del vino nell'Italia centrale (Molise) e nella Grecia del Nord (Macedonia) (Thessaloniki, 2011): 134, FIG.6 (COLOUR)
    American Journal of Archaeology: 30 (1926), 422, FIG.1
    American Journal of Archaeology: 49 (1945), 520, FIG.1
    Arias, P. and Hirmer, M., A History of Greek Vase Painting (London, 1962): PL.224
    Biers, W., The Archaeology of Greece (Cornell, 1980): 272, FIG.9.44
    Boardman, J., Athenian Red Figure Vases, The Classical Period (London, 1989): FIG.394
    Bulletin Antieke Beschaving: 20 (1945), 25, FIG.25
    Bulletin Antieke Beschaving: 42 (1967), 77, FIG.4
    Deubner, L., Attische Feste (Berlin, 1932): 103, PL.9.4
    Eschbach, N. and Schmidt, S. (eds.), Töpfer, Maler, Werkstatt. Zuschreibungen in der griechischen Vasenmalerei und die Organisation antiker Keramikproduktion (Munich, 2016): 142, FIG.2 BOTTOM LEFT (PART OF BD)
    Folsom, R., Attic Red-Figured Pottery (Parkridge, 1976): PL.63
    Hamdorf, D., Dionysos, Bacchus, Kult und Wandlungen des Weingottes (Munich, 1986): 80, PL.42
    Hesperia Supplement 8: Commemorative Studies in Honour of T. Leslie Shear (1949): PL.4.1
    Jahrbuch des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts: 42 (1927), 173, FIG.3
    Jahrbuch des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts: 80 (1965), 121, FIG.12 (DRAWING)
    Kaltsas, N. and Shapiro, A., Worshiping Women, Ritual and Reality in Classical Athens (Athens and New York, 2008): 243, FIG.1 (COLOUR)
    L'Antiquité classique: 3 (1934), PL.15
    Lee, M.M., Body, Dress and Identity in Ancient Greece (Cambridge, 2015): 217, FIG.7.11 (BD)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: VII, PL.348, POMPE 2
    Mertens, J., How to read Greek vases (New York, 2010): 147, FIG.49 (COLOUR OF BD)
    Metzger, H., Les representations dans la ceramique attique du IVe siecle (Paris, 1951): PL.45.1
    Neils, J., The Parthenon Frieze (Cambridge, 2001): 196, FIG.136 (BD)
    Papanastasiou, A., Relations Between Redfigured and Black-glazed Vases in Athens of the 4th Century B.C., BAR International Series 1297 (Oxford, 2004): PL.56.2 (BD)
    Picon, C.A., Mertens, J.R., et al., Art of the Classical World in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Greece, Cyprus, Etruria, Rome (New York, 2007): 148, NO.167 (COLOUR OF BD)
    Richter, G. & Hall, L., Red-figured Athenian Vases in the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New Haven, 1936): PLS.164, 177, NO.169 (INC. DRAWING)
    Richter, G. & Milne, M., Shapes and Names of Athenian Vases (New York, 1935): FIG.121
    Richter, G., Attic Red-figured Vases. A Survey (New Haven, 1946): FIG.123 (PART)
    Robertson, C.M., The art of vase-painting in classical Athens (Cambridge, 1992): 288, FIG.291
    Schefold, K., Der religiöse Gehalt der antiken Kunst und die Offenbarung (Mainz, 1998): 303, FIG.82 (BD)
    Schefold, K., Kertscher Vasen (Berlin, 1930): PL.10 (BD)
    Schefold, K., Kertscher Vasen (Rome, 1970): PL.10 (BD)
    Schmidt, S., Rhetorische Bilder auf attischen Vasen, Visuelle Kommunikation im 5. Jahrhundert v. Chr. (Berlin, 2005): 192, FIG.98 (BD)
    Simon, E. & Hirmer, M., Die Griechischen Vasen (Munich, 1976): PL.235
    Simon, E., Ausgewählte Schriften, I, Griechische Kunst (Mainz, 1998): 171, FIG.14.11 (BD)
    Simon, E., Festivals of Attica, an Archaeological Commentary (Wisconsin, 1983): PL.5.2
    Smith, A.C., Polis and Personification in Classical Athenian Art (Leiden, 2011): FIG.8.6 (PART)
    Tiverios, M.A., Elliniki techni, archaia angaia (Athens, 1996): 201, FIG.185 (COLOUR)
  • AVI Web:
  • AVI Record Number: 5641
  • LIMC ID: 11232
  • LIMC Web:
  • CAVI Collection: New York 25.190.
  • CAVI Lemma: RF oinochoe (chous). From Athens? Unattributed. Ca. 350 (Richter).
  • CAVI Subject: Preparations for a procession: Eros on raised ground tying his sandal; a processional basket(1); a woman with a wreath. Dionysus seated on a platform.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: All inscriptions are above the heads: Ερως. Πομπη. Δ̣ιονυ[σος].
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} see Richter–Hall (1936), i, 216, n. 5.
  • CAVI Comments: The shape of the vase suggests the Anthesteria (Richter). Brendel interprets the scene as preparation for the procession from the Limnaeum to the Boukolion, leading to the Hieros Gamos at the Anthesteria.
  • CAVI Number: 5641
  • AVI Bibliography: Richter (1926), 422-26, fig. 1. — Deubner (1927), 176-77, fig. 3. — Schefold (1930), 5 f., 14, 22, pl. 10. — Schefold (1934), no. 327 and passim. — Richter–Hall (1936), i, 215/169, pls. 164, 177 (much bibl.). — Brendel (1945), 519 ff., fig. 1. — Boardman (1989), fig. 292. — AttScr (1990), no. 837. — Robertson (1992), 288, fig. 291.
  • 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: 38.0519988333,23.8189911
  • Pleiades Coordinates: 38.0519988333,23.8189911
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