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9016659, ATHENIAN, Athens, Agora Museum, P15693

  • Vase Number: 9016659
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Shape Name: FRAGMENT
  • Provenance: GREECE, ATHENS, AGORA
  • Current Collection: Athens, Agora Museum: P15693
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  • AVI Record Number: 510
  • CAVI Collection: Athens, Agora P 15,693.
  • CAVI Lemma: Fr. of large pot or pithos{1}. From Athens. Unattributed. Sixth{2}.
  • CAVI Subject: Undecorated.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: In the center of the disk, Gr.: Βλοσυς.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} roughly cut into the shape of a disk. Probably prehistoric, Lang. {2} so Lang; V.&S. say that late seventh or early fifth centt. cannot be excluded, as the date is based on letter forms; see the comment above. {3} for the numbers of the letter forms, see the chart in AttScr (1990), xxii-xxiii.
  • CAVI Comments: Name-on-sherd. - Letter forms are given differently in V.&S. and Lang (1976):(3) V.&S.: beta 1. Lambda 1 with curved short hasta. Omicron S 1. Sigma near S 1 and S 2. Upsilon near S 4. Lang (1976), pl. 8: beta 3, open at bottom. Lambda 2, slightly backward. Omicron S 12. Sigma 1, once with attempted curve S 1). Upsilon S 2. Since the date is entirely dependent on letter forms, it remains uncertain. -V.&S. derive the (unknown) name from βλοσυρος `virile' and refer to the known name Βλοσων with reff.
  • CAVI Number: 0510
  • AVI Bibliography: Vanderpool and Stamires ms. — Lang (1976), 20/D 29, pl. 8 (dr.).
  • 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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