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7383, ATHENIAN, Basel, private, H. Cahn, HC1418

  • Vase Number: 7383
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: BLACK-FIGURE
  • Provenance: EGYPT, LUXOR
  • Date: -600 to -550
  • Inscriptions: Named: OLYTEUS
  • Attributed To: KLEITIAS by CAHN
  • Decoration: Neck: GORGON
  • Last Recorded Collection: Basel, private, H. Cahn: HC1418
  • Publication Record: Andreae, B. et al., Ulisse, il mito e la memoria (Rome, 1996): 130, NO.2.19 (COLOUR)
    Antike Kunst: 24 (1981), PL.10.1A-B
    Beazley, J.D., Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters (Oxford, 1956): 77.2 [300725] BELONGS (BOTHMER)
    Brommer, F., Odysseus (Darmstadt, 1983): PL.20A
    Carpenter, T.H., with Mannack, T. and Mendonca, M., Beazley Addenda, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1989): 21
    Cohen, B. (ed.), The Odyssey in Ancient Art. An Epic in Word and Image (New York, 1992): 34, FIG.16
    De la Geniere, J. (ed.), Le cratere a volutes. Destination d'un vase de prestige entre Grecs et non-Grecs (Paris, 2014): PL.4.1A-B
    Hirayama, T., Kleitias and Attic Black-Figure Vases in the Sixth-Century B.C. (Tokyo, 2010): PL.28
    Iozzo, M., The Francois Vase, Rex Vasorum, King of Vases, Guide (Florence, 2018): 20, FIG.18 (COLOUR)
    Kreuzer, B., Frühe Zeichner 1500-500 vor Chr., Agyptische, griechische und etruskische Vasenfragmente der Sammlung H.A. Cahn Basel (Freiburg, 1992): 39, NO.30
    Latacz, J. et al., Homer, Der Mythos von Troia in Dichtung und Kunst (Munich, and Basel 2008): 420, NO.173 (COLOUR)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: VIII, PL.670, POLYPHEMOS I 39
    Pantheon: 40 (1982), FIG.4
    Shapiro H.A., Myth into Art, Poet and Painter in Classical Athens (London, 1994): 55, FIG.34
    Spivey, N. and Rasmussen, T. (eds.) Looking at Greek Vases (Cambridge, 1991): 213, FIG.88B
    Wijer, B. van de, Iconologisch Onderzoek van het Polyphemusavontuur (Leuven, 1982): FIG.123
  • AVI Web:
  • AVI Record Number: 2076a
  • LIMC ID: 6918
  • LIMC Web:
  • CAVI Collection: Basel, Cahn.
  • CAVI Lemma: Frs. of BF volute krater. Kleitias. Second quarter sixth. 570-560 (S.). *H.A. Shapiro, Myth into Art: Poet and Painter in Classical Greece (1994) 54-55, fig. 34 (part).
  • CAVI Subject: On the rim: upper frieze: Odysseus' escape from Polyphemus. Lower frieze: Perseus and the Gorgons.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: Upper frieze: one fr.: to left of the ram's lower hind leg: [b] Ολυτ[τ]ευς[/b], retr.
  • CAVI / AVI Data from Henry Immerwahr's Corpus of Attic Vase Inscriptions (CAVI), updated by Rudoph Wachter's Attic Vase Inscriptions (AVI)
  • Pleiades URI:
  • Coordinates: 25.700331930267,32.6397072915238
  • Pleiades Coordinates: 25.6760290667,32.6339435

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