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180, ATHENIAN, Boston (MA), Museum of Fine Arts, 64.700

  • Vase Number: 180
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: BLACK-FIGURE
  • Sub Technique: OUTLINE
  • Date: -550 to -500
  • Decoration: A,B: HEAD OF WOMAN
  • Current Collection: Boston (MA), Museum of Fine Arts: 64.700
  • Publication Record: Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: BOSTON, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS 2, 34, PL.(925) 91.1-3 View Whole CVA Plates
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  • AVI Record Number: 2814
  • CAVI Collection: Boston 64.700.
  • CAVI Lemma: BF lip cup. Unattributed. Third quarter sixth. Ca. 540 (CVA).
  • CAVI Subject: A, B, each: woman's head in outline.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: Handle zone: nonsense: partly imitation letters: A: shifted a bit to the right: (.)γο(ν)σ(.)(.)(σ)(ν) and six more imitation letters, getting progressively smaller{1}. B: better centered, the letters smaller: 17 letters.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} the nu's reversed; the first sigma three-stroke, the second five-stroke. In the middle of B, one sigma seems to be four-stroke.
  • CAVI Comments: Ex C.C. Vermeule III collection. - Both inscriptions bend up a bit at the end. Clearly not Sakonides.
  • CAVI Number: 2814
  • AVI Bibliography: BADB 180. — Museum card. — C.C. Vermeule (1964), 33. — Jones (1965), no. 197 [[mention, "manner of Sakonides"]]. — C.C. Vermeule (1970), 12-13, fig. 12. — M. True et al., CVA Boston 2, USA 19 (1978), pl. 91,1-3.
  • 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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