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Nikosthenes (E21_Person, Concept)

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


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Nikosthenes (en), Nicostene (it), Nicosthénès (fr), Nikosthenes (de)Additional labels


Nikosthenes is an Athenian potter active ca. 540-510 BCE. Signing a large number of vases as potter ("epoiesen"), Nikosthenes is associated with Painter N and several other painters. Shapes include the Nikosthenic amphora (based on an Etruscan shape), Nikosthenic pyxis, kyathos-dipper, skyphos, and psykter. Subjects include satyrs, Dionysos, warriors, revelers ("komasts"), athletes, riders, and scenes with Athena. Most examples have been discovered in Etruria.

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