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220648, ATHENIAN, London, British Museum, London, British Museum, London, British Museum, 1893,1103.2

  • Vase Number: 220648
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: PYXIS
  • Provenance: GREECE, EUBOEA, ERETRIA
  • Date: -425 to -375
  • Inscriptions: Named: EUNOMIA, EUDAIMONIA, HIMEROS, HARMONIA, APHRODITE, POTHOS, HEDYLOGOS, HYGIEIA
  • Attributed To: Manner of MEIDIAS P by DUCATI
  • Decoration: Body: APHRODITE WITH CHARIOT DRAWN BY EROTES (POTHOS, HEDYLOGOS), WOMEN, WITH BOX AND NECKLACE, TYING SANDAL, WITH NECKLACE, SEATED ON CHAIR WITH SPRIG (NAMED, EUDAIMONIA, EUNOMIA, PAIDIA, HARMONIA) EROS WITH NECKLACE (HIMEROS)
    Lid: DIONYSOS IN BOOTS (BEARDLESS) SEATED, AND MAENADS, ONE WITH THYRSOS, ONE HOLDING INFANT, SOME SEATED WITH LYRE AND TYMPANON, SOME TEARING DEER
  • Last Recorded Collection: London, British Museum: E775
  • Previous Collections:
  • Publication Record: Antike Kunst: PL.12.1 (LD)
    Apollo: 152 (2000) 13, FIG.8 (COLOUR OF PART)
    Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 1328.92
    Beazley, J.D., Attische Vasenmaler des rotfigurigen Stils (Tübingen, 1925): 461.28
    Boardman, J., Athenian Red Figure Vases, The Classical Period (London, 1989): FIG.304 (PART)
    Bodiou, L. et al., Parures et artifices, le corps expose danse l'Antiquite (Paris, 2011): FRONT COVER (COLOUR OF PART)
    Burn, L., The Meidias Painter (Oxford, 1987): PL.S18, 19A (BD, LD)
    Carpenter, T.H., Dionysian Imagery in Fifth-Century Athens (Oxford, 1997): PL.45A (LD)
    Carpenter, T.H., with Mannack, T. and Mendonca, M., Beazley Addenda, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1989): 364
    Cavalier, O. (ed.), Silence et Fureur, La femme et le marriage en Grece, Les antiquites grecques du Musee Calvet (Avignon, ca.1997): 234-235, FIG.95 (BD)
    Cohen, B., The Colours of Clay, Special Techniques in Athenian Vases (Los Angeles, 2006): 135-137, NO.35 (COLOUR)
    Dietrich, N., Figur ohne Raum? Bäume und Felsen in der attischen Vasenmalerei des 6. und 5. Jahrhunderts v. Chr., Image & Context 7 (Berlin, 2010): 270, FIG.220 (LD)
    Ducati, P., I vasi dipinti nello stile del ceramista Midia (Rome, 1909): 166-167
    Jahreshefte des Österreichischen Archäologischen Instituts in Wien: 76 (2007) 362, FIG.7 (LD)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: IV, PL.22, EUDAIMONIA I 5, PL.28, EUNOMIA 7 (PARTS)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: SUPPLEMENTUM 1, PL.140, HYGIEIA ADD.2 (PART OF BD)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: VII, PL.264, PENTHEUS 68 (LD)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: VII, PL.394, POTHOS I 6 (PART)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: VIII, PL.529, MAINADES 33 (LID)
    Moraw, S., Die Mänade in der attischen Vasenmalerei des 6. und 5. Jahrhunderts v.Chr. (Mainz, 1998): PL.23.57 (LD)
    Oakley, J., The Greek Vase, Art of the Story Teller (London, 2013): 62, FIG.23 (COLOUR OF PART OF BD)
    Ostraka: 8 (1999) 1, 112, FIG.16 (DRAWING OF LD)
    Papanastasiou, A., Relations Between Redfigured and Black-glazed Vases in Athens of the 4th Century B.C., BAR International Series 1297 (Oxford, 2004): PL.108.1 (PART OF BD)
    Revue Archeologique: (1982), 241, FIG.5
    Schmidt, S., Rhetorische Bilder auf attischen Vasen, Visuelle Kommunikation im 5. Jahrhundert v. Chr. (Berlin, 2005): 149, FIG.73 (DRAWING OF BD)
    Seidensticker, B. and Vöhler, M. (eds.), Gewalt und Ästhetik, Zur Gewalt und ihrer Darstellung in der griechischen Klassik (Berlin, New York, 2006): 255, FIG.11 (LD, DRAWING OF LD)
    Smith, C.H., Catalogue of the Greek and Etruscan vases in the British Museum (London, 1893-1925): PL.20
    Williams, D. and Ogden, J. Greek Gold, Jewellery of the Classical World (London, 1994): 56, FIG.40 (COLOUR OF PART OF BD)
    Wünsche, R. and Knauss, F. (eds.), Lockender Lorbeer. Sport und Spiel in der Antike, Staatliche Antikensammlungen München (Munich, 2004): 413, FIG.43.5 (PART)
  • AVI Web: https://www.avi.unibas.ch/DB/searchform.html?ID=4823
  • AVI Record Number: 4651
  • LIMC ID: 4928
  • LIMC Web: http://ark.dasch.swiss/ark:/72163/080e-73e9693cd775c-e
  • British Museum Link: https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/G_1893-1103-2
  • CAVI Collection: London E 775.
  • CAVI Lemma: RF pyxis with lid. From Eretria. Manner of Meidias Painter, sundry. Late fifth. 410-400.
  • CAVI Subject: Lid: Dionysus and maenads. Body: Aphrodite in a chariot drawn by Pothos and Hedylogos; five more companions.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: Body: all inscriptions above heads: a seated woman: Ευνομια. Παιδια. Ευδαιμονια. Eros: Ιμερος. A seated woman: Αρμονια. A standing woman: καλη. Α(φ)ροδιτη. Ποθος. Ηδυλογος. A woman plucking something from a tree: Υγιεια.
  • CAVI Comments: Attributed to the Meidias Painter in ARV[1] 833/14. The inscriptions are in white. Burn 34: the chariot drawn by Erotes suggests a festival in Aphrodite's honor; Eudaimonia fastens her sandal to join it. Delta with short feet.
  • CAVI Number: 4651
  • AVI Bibliography: C.H. Smith in BM Cat. E (1896), 367-68, pl. 20 (dr.). — ARV[2] (1963), 1328/92. — LIMC ii (1984), Aphrodite 1196*, 1272. — Burn (1987), 116/MM 136, pls. 18-19,a. — LIMC iv (1988), Eudaimonia I/5*, Eunomia 7*, Harmonia 15. — Add.[2] (1989), 364. — Boardman (1989), fig. 304 (shows inscription Ποθος well). — LIMC v (1990), Himeros, Himeroi 14. — Robertson (1992), 243. — Shapiro (1993), 234/19, 66,fig. 19, 84, fig. 37, 108, fig. 60, 123, fig. 76, 130, fig. 82. — LIMC viii (1997), Paidia 6, Pentheus 68*, Pothos I/6*, (suppl.) Mainades 33*.
  • 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/579925
  • Coordinates: 38.393272,23.793125
  • Pleiades Coordinates: 38.399266,23.7918065
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