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4854, ATHENIAN, Jerusalem, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel Museum, London, market, Christie's, 124.1

  • Vase Number: 4854
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: AMPHORA, NECK AND LID
  • Date: -475 to -425
  • Inscriptions: Named: [THE]SEUS, ANTIOPE
  • Attributed To: POLYGNOTOS by BOTHMER
  • Decoration: A: AMAZONOMACHY, THESEUS AND ANTIOPE (BOTH NAMED) WITH BOW AND AXE, AMAZON WITH BOW AND SWORD IN ALOPEKIS
    B: DRAPED MAN, WITH STAFF, BETWEEN WOMEN
  • Last Recorded Collection: Jerusalem, Israel Museum: 73.15.18
  • Previous Collections:
    • London, market, Christie's
    • Jerusalem, Israel Museum: 124.1
  • Publication Record: Boardman, J., Athenian Red Figure Vases, The Classical Period (London, 1989): FIG. 133 (A)
    Boardman, J., The history of Greek vases: potters, painters and pictures (London, 2001): 185, FIG.206 (A)
    Christie, Manson and Woods, sale catalogue: 12.7.1972, PL.27, NO.358 (A, B)
    Christies, Review of the Year: 1976, 238 (A)
    Fantham, E. et al., Women in the Classical World, Image and Text (New York, 1994): 132, FIG.4.3 (PART OF A)
    Israel Museum, Highlights of Archaeology (Jerusalem, 1984): 153 (COLOUR OF A)
    Jan Mitchell Gift to the Israel Museum: I, Archaeology: Past and Present (Jerusalem, 1974): 50, 51, NO.15 (A, B)
    Kurtz, D. & Sparkes, B. (eds.), The Eye of Greece (Cambridge, 1982): PL. 5A
    Matheson, S.B., Polygnotos and Vase Painting in Classical Athens (Madison, 1995): 171-172, PLS.146A-C (A, AH)
    Muth, S., Gewalt im Bild, Das Phänomen der medialen Gewalt im Athen des 6. und 5. Jahrhunderts v. Chr. (Berlin, 2008): 400, FIG.283 (A)
    PHOTOGRAPH(S) IN THE BEAZLEY ARCHIVE: 10
    Scripta classica Israelica: 2 (1975) 32-37 (A, B, LD)
    Servadei, C., La figura di Theseus nella ceramica Attica, Iconografia e iconologia del mito nell' Atene arcaica e classica (Bologna, 2005): 137, FIG.53 (A)
  • AVI Web: https://www.avi.unibas.ch/DB/searchform.html?ID=4194
  • AVI Record Number: 4030
  • LIMC ID: 43782
  • LIMC Web: http://ark.dasch.swiss/ark:/72163/080e-7610283e6ab03-1
  • CAVI Collection: Jerusalem, Israel Museum 124/1.
  • CAVI Lemma: RF neck amphora. Group of Polygnotos{1}. Third quarter fifth.
  • CAVI Subject: A: Theseus and the Amazons: at left, an Amazon; in the center: Theseus nude and armed; at right, an Amazon defending herself.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: The left-hand Amazon: Αντιοπε. The hero: [Θε]σευς.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} so LIMC and Matheson (see 332 n. 10); Polygnotos (Boardman after Bothmer).
  • CAVI Comments: Sold at Christie's in London on July 12, 1972. - Hachili thinks Antiope as Theseus' bride is supporting him; Boardman and Matheson argue against this. Antiope is Theseus' opponent on Cab. Méd. 421 by Polygnotos and on Ferrara 2890 (T 1052) by the Achilles Painter.
  • CAVI Number: 4030
  • AVI Bibliography: Hachili (1975), 26-37. — LIMC i (1981), 602, Amazones 234; 859, Antiope 19. — Boardman (1982), fig. 5,a. — Matheson (1995), *239, 473/PGU136, pl. 146A-C (A, details of A).
  • 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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