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9016584, ATHENIAN, Morgantina, Museo

  • Vase Number: 9016584
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: BLACK GLAZE
  • Shape Name: CUP
  • Date: -475 to -425
  • Last Recorded Collection: Morgantina, Museo
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  • AVI Record Number: 5120
  • CAVI Collection: Morgantina.
  • CAVI Lemma: Fr. of BG cup (Attic). From Morgantina. Unattributed. Second quarter fifth. Ca. 460 (Bell).
  • CAVI Subject: No figured decoration preserved.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: Gr.: Πυρ[ρ]ια· (Κ)ΑΣΚΑ | Σαμωνιδα· ΕΙΚΑΣ{1}.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} the first kappa is dotted by Bell; the only alternative seems to be upsilon.
  • CAVI Comments: REG lists the vase as a RF stemless cup. The inscription is Doric (Bell). Pyrrhias is known at Selinus and perhaps at Gela; Samonidas is not known in Sicily in the Doric form. The Ionic script is known in Syracuse by the mid-fifth century. The two words following the names are not explained by Bell. Are they tribal terms?
  • CAVI Number: 5120
  • AVI Bibliography: M. Bell (1988), 319, fig. 7 (photo). — H. Metzger (1990), Bulletin archéologique, Céramique, no. 120.
  • 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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