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1406, ATHENIAN, Boston (MA), Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MA), Museum of Fine Arts, 08.330D

  • Vase Number: 1406
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: BLACK-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: STAND, FRAGMENT
  • Date: -550 to -500
  • Last Recorded Collection: Boston (MA), Museum of Fine Arts: 08.30D
  • Previous Collections:
    • Boston (MA), Museum of Fine Arts: 08.330D
  • Publication Record: Antike Kunst: 12 (1969), PL.6.4
    Chiarini, S., The so-called Nonsense Inscriptions on Ancient Greek Vases, Between Paideia and PaidiĆ” (Leiden, 2018): 195, FIG.35 (COLOUR)
    Hephaistos: 9 (1988) 149, FIG.10
    Revue Archeologique: 1974, 208, FIG.13
  • AVI Web:
  • AVI Record Number: 2828
  • CAVI Collection: Boston 08.30d.
  • CAVI Lemma: BF standlet of Sosian type. Unattributed. Third quarter sixth. Ca. 530 (Vermeule).
  • CAVI Subject: Medaillon on top: boy with a cock and a bearded man ορχιπεδιζων; at left, a fox; at right, a hare; two small garments in the field.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: Nonsense(?): between the legs of the two figures, part retr., part kion.: ιαορεν. Behind the legs of the man: α(ρ)ενμι, retr. except rho and nu. E.V. suggests αρ[ε]ν [ει]μι, retr. And: ιδο [αρ]ρεν or: ια, ο, ρεν{2}.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} published under no. R 08.30d. {2} "yeah, man," E.V.
  • CAVI Comments: = R 16. Not clear that the alphabet is Attic. A rough picture and large, rough writing. The words almost resemble a foreign language, but are more likely illiterate scribblings. Rightly considered meaningless by Beazley.
  • CAVI Number: 2828
  • AVI Bibliography: Beazley (1947), 212[[f.]]/β 10. — E.T. Vermeule (1969), 10/4, pl. 6,4 and figs 3-4{1}. — Hoffmann (1974), fig. 12. — Hoffmann (1988), 148, fig. 10 (the number given as Ref. 08.330 d).
  • 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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