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6383, ATHENIAN, Würzburg, Universität, Martin von Wagner Museum, H4906

  • Vase Number: 6383
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: LEKYTHOS
  • Date: -475 to -425
  • Inscriptions: Kalos/Kale: DIONYSOS KALOS
  • Last Recorded Collection: Würzburg, Universität, Martin von Wagner Museum: H4906
  • Publication Record: American Journal of Archaeology: 43 (1939), 627, FIG.7
    Berard, C. (ed.), Images et societe en Grece ancienne, L'iconographie comme methode d'analyse, Cahiers d'Archeologie Romande 36 (Lausanne, 1987): 107, FIG.11 (BD)
    Christopoulos, M. et al. (eds.), Light and Darkness in Ancient Greek Myth and Religion (Plymouth, 2010): 242, FIG.17.2 (BD)
    Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: WURZBURG, MARTIN VON WAGNER MUSEUM 2, 38, FIG.25, PL.(2229) 28.1-2.7 View Whole CVA Plates
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: III, PL.312, DIONYSOS 149
  • AVI Web:
  • AVI Record Number: 8040
  • LIMC ID: 35339
  • LIMC Web:
  • CAVI Collection: Würzburg H 4906.
  • CAVI Lemma: RF lekythos. From Selinus? Unattributed. Second quarter fifth. Ca. 460 (Hölscher).
  • CAVI Subject: Dionysus dancing before a kantharos on the ground; in his right hand (drawn as a left), a burning torch.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: On Dionysus' left, drawn in facs. as kion., vertically down: καλος. In front of Dionysus, curved to avoid his outstretched arms and torch, only partly kion.: Διονυσο[ς].
  • CAVI Comments: Note the divine kalos-name. Ionic alphabet.
  • CAVI Number: 8040
  • AVI Bibliography: Beazley (1939b), 627ff., fig. 7 (on Dionysus with a torch). — anon. (1957), no. 23, pl. 14. — Möbius (1962), no. 52, pl. 36 (W. Schiering). — Schauenburg (1969a), 50 n. 42 (kalos-inscription). — T. Hölscher (1975), 137. — F. Hölscher, CVA Würzburg 2, Germany 46 (1980), pl. 28,1-2,7, fig. 25 (profile); p. 38, facs. of inscription.
  • 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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