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Bmn Painter (E21_Person, Concept)

Canonical URI: http://kerameikos.org/id/bmn_painter


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Bmn Painter (en), BMN-Maler (de), Pittore BMN (it)Additional labels


The BMN Painter is an Athenian black-figure painter active ca. 550-510 BCE, who worked with the potter Nikosthenes. The acronym derives from “British Museum Nikosthenes” and refers to a neck amphora from Agrigento with Nikosthenes signed as potter ("epoiesen") (London, British Museum B295; BAPD 302838). The painter decorated the amphora and Little Master cups, as well the hydria and oinochoe. Subjects are youths, athletes, warriors, Theseus and the Minotaur, and Herakles. Known findspots are in Etruria, Sicily, and Greece.

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