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9017243, ATHENIAN, Athens, National Museum, AP578

  • Vase Number: 9017243
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: BLACK-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: PLATE FRAGMENT
  • Date: -525 to -475
  • Current Collection: Athens, National Museum: AP578
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  • AVI Record Number: 1788
  • CAVI Collection: Athens, North Slope AP 578.
  • CAVI Lemma: Fr. of BF plate. From Athens. Unattributed. First quarter fifth.
  • CAVI Subject: Rim with a chain of buds; part of interior.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: On the reserved ground of the interior, near margin: [--]υσ[--].
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} so Pease, but is it right? I list no lunate sigmas so early in AttScr.
  • CAVI Comments: The sigma cursive = ϲ{1}. Pease gives a parallel for lunate sigma later in the fifth century: London E 324 by the Sabouroff Painter, ARV[2] 842/127, Él. Cér. ii, pl. 80, "Glaukon period", with both kinds of sigmas. She also discusses the fluctuating state of the alphabet in this period.
  • CAVI Number: 1788
  • AVI Bibliography: Pease (1935), 278/133, fig. 33.
  • 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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