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213766, ATHENIAN, London, British Museum, London, British Museum, 1867,0508.1150

  • Vase Number: 213766
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: PELIKE
  • Provenance: ITALY, NOLA
  • Date: -475 to -425
  • Inscriptions: Kalos/Kale: PERSES KALOS
    PERSES
  • Attributed To: Recalls EPIMEDES P by BEAZLEY
    POLYGNOTOS, GROUP OF by BEAZLEY
  • Decoration: A: PERSEUS IN WINGED CAP AND BOOTS WITH SICKLE AND BASKET WITH HEAD OF MEDUSA
    B: MEDUSA FALLING
  • Last Recorded Collection: London, British Museum: E399
  • Previous Collections:
  • Publication Record: Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 1060.136
    Jameson, M. (ed.), Cults and Rites in Ancient Greece. Essays on Religion and Society (Cambridge, 2014): 33, FIG.2.7 (A)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: VII, PL.296, PERSEUS 141 (A)
  • AVI Web: https://www.avi.unibas.ch/DB/searchform.html?ID=4755
  • AVI Record Number: 4583
  • LIMC ID: 9806
  • LIMC Web: http://ark.dasch.swiss/ark:/72163/080e-742e76a3c5232-1
  • British Museum Link: https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/G_1867-0508-1150
  • CAVI Collection: London E 399.
  • CAVI Lemma: RF pelike. From Nola. Group of Polygnotos. Third quarter fifth.
  • CAVI Subject: A: Perseus fleeing with the head of Medusa. B: Medusa dying.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: A: In front of Medusa's head, a two-liner: Περσε̅́ς | καλος{1}.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} Περσε̅́ς for Περσευς. C. Smith prints this as a centered near-stoich. two-liner: . . . . . . . . . ..
  • CAVI Comments: A small vase. Recalls the Epimedes Painter (Beazley). Mixed alphabet?
  • CAVI Number: 4583
  • AVI Bibliography: CIG 4 (1855–77), no. 7873. — C.H. Smith in BM Cat. E (1896), 253 (not ill.). — Beazley (1941), 596 (not ill.). — ARV[2] (1963), 1060/136. — Matheson (1995), 477/PGU158 (not ill.).
  • CAVI / AVI Data from Henry Immerwahr's Corpus of Attic Vase Inscriptions (CAVI), updated by Rudoph Wachter's Attic Vase Inscriptions (AVI)
  • Pleiades URI: https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/432981
  • Coordinates: 40.930481,14.52847
  • Pleiades Coordinates: 40.926823,14.524545

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