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2563, ATHENIAN, Athens, National Museum, Athens, M. Vlasto, VS5

  • Vase Number: 2563
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: BLACK-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: PYXIS
  • Date: -525 to -475
  • Decoration: Body: WEDDING PROCESSION
  • Last Recorded Collection: Athens, National Museum: VS5
  • Previous Collections:
    • Athens, M. Vlasto: 55
  • Publication Record: Boardman, J., Athenian Black Figure Vases (London, 1974): FIG.267 (PART)
    Gadolou, A. and Kavvadias, G., I Syllogi Vlastou-Serpieri, Ethniko Archaiologiko Mouseio (Athens, 2013): 25 (COLOUR OF LD AND PARTS OF BD)
    Haspels, C.H.E., Attic Black-figured Lekythoi (Paris, 1936): 116
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: SUPPLEMENTUM 1, PL.249, ZEUS ADD.145 (PART)
  • AVI Web:
  • AVI Record Number: 1902
  • CAVI Collection: Athens, Vlastos.
  • CAVI Lemma: BF Nikosthenic pyxis with lid. Unattributed. Late sixth or early fifth (?).
  • CAVI Subject: Lid: seated women; seated man; a girl shows him a boy. Body: procession of kanephoroi (baskets on their heads). Departure of man in chariot.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: Body: nonsense, partly imitation: to right of the procession leader's face: ρο{1}. To right of her body: [--(?)]ερ(.). Between heads in the chariot scene, widely spaced: (.)(.)(.)(σ)λε(.). In front of the horses: οε(.){2}.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} complete. {2} may not be complete, as it is followed by a break.
  • CAVI Comments: One rho is triangular. Four-stroke sigma reversed.
  • CAVI Number: 1902
  • AVI Bibliography: Photo.
  • 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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