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8780, ATHENIAN, New York (N.Y.), Metropolitan Museum, 1978.11.13

  • Vase Number: 8780
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: BLACK-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: AMPHORA, PANATHENAIC PRIZE
  • Date: -575 to -525
  • Inscriptions: NIKIAS
    Signature: NIKIASEPOIESEN
  • Attributed To: NIKIAS by SIGNATURE
  • Decoration: A: ATHENA, SHIELD DEVICE, LION PROTOME
    B: ATHLETES RUNNING
  • Last Recorded Collection: New York (N.Y.), Metropolitan Museum: 1978.11.13
  • Publication Record: Annual Report of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York: 1977-78, 45 (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.5 (A, B)
    Bothmer, D. von, The Amasis Painter and his World (Malibu, 1985): 44, FIG.37 (PART OF B)
    Garland, R., Introducing New Gods (London, 1991): PL.4(A)
    Greece and Rome: 38-39, NO.23 (A, B)
    Metropolitan Museum Journal: 34 (1999) 40-43, FIGS.5-8 (A, B)
    Metropolitan Museum Journal: 42 (2007) 37, FIG.26 (A)
    Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Notable Acquisitions: 1975-79, 14 (COLOUR OF A AND B)
    Neils, J. et al., Goddess and Polis, The Panathenaic Festival in Ancient Athens (Princeton, 1992): 42, FIG.27 (A, B)
    Oakley, J.H., A Guide to Scenes of Daily Life on Athenian Vases (Madison, 2020): 133, FIG.7.1 (B)
  • AVI Web: https://www.avi.unibas.ch/DB/searchform.html?ID=5950
  • AVI Record Number: 5726
  • CAVI Collection: New York 1978.11.13.
  • CAVI Lemma: BF Panathenaic prize amphora. Unattributed. Nikias, potter. Second quarter sixth. Ca. 560 (Neils).
  • CAVI Subject: A: Athena. B: runners.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: A: along the left margin, facing it: τον Αθενεθεν̣ α̣θλον{1}. Close to the right-hand margin, facing in: Nικιας εποιεσεν. B: horizontally below the top margin and planned for the right half of the picture, ending at the upper right-hand corner: ανδρον σταδιον.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} a smudge over the 11th and 12th letters.
  • CAVI Comments: Archaic lettering. The inscriptions avoid retrograde. Nikias is otherwise unknown. Cartwheel theta.
  • CAVI Number: 5726
  • AVI Bibliography: BADB 8780. — anon. (1975–9), 14 [[A, B]]. — Mertens (1987a), 38-39, no. 23 (A,B). — Add.[2] (1989), 401. — AttScr (1990), no. 1196. — Garland (1992), pl. 4 (A). — Neils (1992), 30 and 41[[f.]], figs. 27,a-b, 197 n. 66. — Kluiver (1995), 82 (mention).
  • 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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