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9017613, ATHENIAN, Athens, private, Heinrich Schliemann

  • Vase Number: 9017613
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Sub Technique: WHITE GROUND
  • Shape Name: LEKYTHOS
  • Date: -475 to -425
  • Inscriptions: Kalos/Kale: KALOS MI[...
  • Decoration: Body: PERSIAN MAN RIDING CAMEL
  • Last Recorded Collection: Athens, private, Heinrich Schliemann
  • Publication Record: Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 1613
    Mitteilungen des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts, Athenische Abteilung: 17 (1892) 434-47, PL.1.1 (DRAWING)
  • AVI Web:
  • AVI Record Number: 1899
  • CAVI Collection: Once Athens, Schliemann.
  • CAVI Lemma: WG lekythos. From Athens. Unattributed. Date unclear.
  • CAVI Subject: Oriental riding a camel.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: κ(α)λο[ς] | Μι[--]{1}.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} Klein read Μι[κων], but Beazley says that he "can hardly be right." AM 15 also has Nikon. {2} Wolters says that the reading Midas is impossible. The inscription given as a `left-aligned two-liner, and restored as Mikon [after Klein].'
  • CAVI Comments: Said to have been found in the vicinity of the German Arch. Institute in Athens (Fairbanks). Alpha without cross stroke.
  • CAVI Number: 1899
  • AVI Bibliography: Dörpfeld (1890), 347 (mention). — Wolters (1892), 434-47, pl.1,1 (dr.){2}. — Klein (1898), 154. — Fairbanks (1907), Group D, Class 7, Series 2, no. 5. — ARV[2] (1963), 1613, bottom.
  • 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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