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214046, ATHENIAN, Boston (MA), Museum of Fine Arts, 13.202

  • Vase Number: 214046
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: LEKYTHOS
  • Provenance: ITALY, SICILY (?)
  • Date: -475 to -425
  • Inscriptions: ALKIMACHOS
    EPICHAROS
    Kalos/Kale: ALMACHOS KALOS EPICHAROS
  • Attributed To: Manner of ACHILLES P by BEAZLEY
  • Decoration: Body: DEATH OF ORPHEUS WITH LYRE AND TATTOOED THRACIAN WOMAN IN BOOTS WITH SWORD
  • Last Recorded Collection: Boston (MA), Museum of Fine Arts: 13.202
  • Publication Record: Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 1002.11
    Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 1561
    Burn, L. and Glynn, R., Beazley Addenda (Oxford, 1982): 153
    Carpenter, T.H., with Mannack, T. and Mendonca, M., Beazley Addenda, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1989): 313
    Maas, M. and Snyder, J.M, Stringed Instruments of Ancient Greece (New Haven, 1989): 112, FIG.29 (DRAWING)
  • AVI Web: https://www.avi.unibas.ch/DB/searchform.html?ID=2934
  • AVI Record Number: 2786
  • LIMC ID: 9545
  • LIMC Web: http://ark.dasch.swiss/ark:/72163/080e-742acdb368d32-4
  • CAVI Collection: Boston 13.202.
  • CAVI Lemma: RF lekythos. From Sicily? Manner of Achilles Painter{1}. Second quarter fifth. 460-450. 450 (Oakley).
  • CAVI Subject: Death of Orpheus: a Thracian woman killing him with her sword.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: To right of her face: Αλκιμαχος | καλος | Επιχαρο̅ς.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} close to his early work (Beazley).
  • CAVI Comments: On p. 11 n. 3, Oakley says that the inscription is spaced in a manner similar to the same inscription on Geneva, Musee d'Art et d'Histoire (loan), his no. 114, but he does not print it in this way. He prints: Αλκιμαχος Επιχαρος καλος, with the first two sigmas of shape `C', the third = Σ. Ionic alphabet with simplified sigmas.
  • CAVI Number: 2786
  • AVI Bibliography: CB (1931–63), i, no. 49, pls. 22 and 26. — ARV[2] (1963), 1002/11. — Add.[2] (1989), 313. — Maas–Snyder (1989), 112, fig. 29. — Oakley (1997), *11 n. 3, 155/N 5 (not ill.).
  • CAVI / AVI Data from Henry Immerwahr's Corpus of Attic Vase Inscriptions (CAVI), updated by Rudoph Wachter's Attic Vase Inscriptions (AVI)
  • Pleiades URI: https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/462492
  • Coordinates: 37.527154,14.260254
  • Pleiades Coordinates: 37.5366761195,14.0864846458
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