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213547, ATHENIAN, London, British Museum, Unknown, private, Durand Collection, London, British Museum, 1836,0224.115

  • Vase Number: 213547
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: STAMNOS
  • Provenance: ITALY, ETRURIA, VULCI
  • Date: -475 to -425
  • Inscriptions: EPIMEDES
    Kalos/Kale: EPIMEDES KALOS
    Named: SIMOS, THESEUS
    Named: SIM[O]S
  • Attributed To: EPIMEDES P by BEAZLEY
    POLYGNOTOS, GROUP OF by BEAZLEY
  • Decoration: A: AMAZONOMACHY, AMAZON ON HORSEBACK IN PATTERNED SUIT WITH AXE, THESEUS (NAMED) WITH SPEAR, SWORD AND SHIELD (DEVICE, PANTHER)
    B: WOMEN, DRAPED MAN WITH STAFF (NAMED)
  • Last Recorded Collection: London, British Museum: E450
  • Previous Collections:
  • Publication Record: Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 1043.1
    Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 1578
    Beazley, J.D., Attische Vasenmaler des rotfigurigen Stils (Tübingen, 1925): 478
    Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: LONDON, BRITISH MUSEUM 3, III.Ic.9, PL.(188) 23.1A-C 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): 288, 526, FIGS.231, 442 (A, B)
    Gerhard, E., Auserlesene Vasenbilder (Berlin, 1840-58): III, PL.163 (COLOUR DRAWING OF A, DRAWING OF B)
    Matheson, S.B., Polygnotos and Vase Painting in Classical Athens (Madison, 1995): 106, PL.84 (A)
    Servadei, C., La figura di Theseus nella ceramica Attica, Iconografia e iconologia del mito nell' Atene arcaica e classica (Bologna, 2005): 136, FIG.52 (A)
    Stewart, A., Art, Desire, and the Body in Ancient Greece (Cambridge, 1997): 196-197, FIGS.129-130 (A, B)
    Stähler, K., Griechische Geschichtsbilder Klassischer Zeit, EIKON 1 (Münster, 1992): 33, FIG.10 (DRAWING OF I)
  • AVI Web: https://www.avi.unibas.ch/DB/searchform.html?ID=4770
  • AVI Record Number: 4598
  • British Museum Link: https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/G_1836-0224-115
  • CAVI Collection: London E 450.
  • CAVI Lemma: RF stamnos. From Vulci. Epimedes Painter (Group of Polygnotos). Third quarter fifth.
  • CAVI Subject: A: Theseus and the Amazons. B: two women fleeing to a man.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: A: Θεσ[ε]υς. Επιμεδες καλος. B: the man: Σιμ[ο]ς{1}.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} CVA gives the sigmas of Simos as four-stroke, but that is probably not reliable. {2} so ARV[2].
  • CAVI Comments: Epimedes is a heroic name; cf. `Midas kalos' on London E 447. Dotted delta{2}.
  • CAVI Number: 4598
  • AVI Bibliography: Gerhard (1840–58), pl. 163. — CIG 4 (1855–77), no. 7729. — C.H. Smith in BM Cat. E (1896), 276. — H.B. Walters, CVA London 3, Great Britain 4 (1927), III I c, pl. 23,1a-c. — Bothmer (1957), 185/51. — ARV[2] (1963), 1043/1. — Matheson (1995), 106, 398/EP1, pl. 84.
  • 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/413393
  • Coordinates: 42.421429,11.702499
  • Pleiades Coordinates: 42.419009,11.6298975
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