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213436, ATHENIAN, Syracuse, Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi, 23507

  • Vase Number: 213436
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: PELIKE
  • Provenance: ITALY, SICILY, GELA
  • Date: -475 to -425
  • Inscriptions: POLYGNOTOS
    Signature: POLYGNOTOS EGRAPSEN
  • Attributed To: POLYGNOTOS by SIGNATURE
  • Decoration: A: AMAZONOMACHY, AMAZON ON HORSEBACK, FIGHTING WARRIOR (SHIELD DEVICE, LIONESS OR PANTHER)
    B: WOMEN, DRAPED MAN WITH SCEPTRE
  • Last Recorded Collection: Syracuse, Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi: 23507
  • Publication Record: Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 1032.53
    Beazley, J.D., Attische Vasenmaler des rotfigurigen Stils (Tübingen, 1925): 393.26
    Boardman, J., Athenian Red Figure Vases, The Classical Period (London, 1989): FIG.135 (DRAWING OF A)
    Carpenter, T.H., with Mannack, T. and Mendonca, M., Beazley Addenda, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1989): 317
    Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: SYRACUSE, MUSEO ARCHEOLOGICO NAZIONALE 1, III.I.4, PL.(818) 4.1-4 View Whole CVA Plates
    Dietrich, N., Figur ohne Raum? Bäume und Felsen in der attischen Vasenmalerei des 6. und 5. Jahrhunderts v. Chr., Image & Context 7 (Berlin, 2010): 491, 533, FIGS.421, 452 (A, B)
    Hoppin, A., A handbook of Attic red-figured vases signed by or attributed to the various masters of the sixth and fifth centuries B.C. (Cambridge, 1919): II, 381
    Matheson, S.B., Polygnotos and Vase Painting in Classical Athens (Madison, 1995): 22, PL.13 (A)
    Monumenti antichi pubblicati per cura della Reale Accademia deiLincei: 17 (1907) 503, PL.43
    Muth, S., Gewalt im Bild, Das Phänomen der medialen Gewalt im Athen des 6. und 5. Jahrhunderts v. Chr. (Berlin, 2008): 330, FIG.226 (A)
    Panvini, R. and Giudice, F. (eds.), Ta Attika, Attic Figured Vases from Gela (Rome, 2003): 152, FIG.6, 393-394.L45 (A, B, COLOUR OF A)
  • AVI Web: https://www.avi.unibas.ch/DB/searchform.html?ID=7836
  • AVI Record Number: 7562
  • LIMC ID: 43871
  • LIMC Web: http://ark.dasch.swiss/ark:/72163/080e-761192935e632-d
  • CAVI Collection: Syracuse 23,507.
  • CAVI Lemma: RF pelike. From Gela. Polygnotos. Third quarter fifth. Ca. 440.
  • CAVI Subject: A: Amazonomachy: a mounted Amazon and a Greek warrior. B: a king and women.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: A: in the upper right, non-stoich., wavy two-liner, words almost equalized: Πολυγνοτος | εγραψεν{1}.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} the alphabet is Attic with psi; so my reading and ARV[2]; CVA wrongly has four-stroke sigma.
  • CAVI Comments: The writing is in curved strokes with soft angles.
  • CAVI Number: 7562
  • AVI Bibliography: Orsi (1906), 503, pl. 43 (dr.). — Hoppin (1919), ii, 381 (after Mon. Linc.). — P.E. Arias, CVA Syracuse 1, Italy 17 (1941), III I, pl. 4. — Bothmer (1957), 179/48. — ARV[2] (1963), 1032/53 (much bibl.). — LIMC i (1981), 607, Amazons 310. — Add.[2] (1989), 317. — Boardman (1989), fig. 135 (also reproduces pl. 43 of Mon. Ant., as he calls it [[Orsi (1906)]]). — AttScr (1990), no. 754. — Matheson (1995), 358/P 58, pl. 13 (A).
  • 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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