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Shapes: Pelikai and Kalpides

Of the painter's pelikai and kalpides, several are unpublished and others are too fragmentary for meaningful analysis. Some of the pelikai have framed pictures, others are unframed.1 One hydria, Tampa 86.70 (ARV2, 276, 70;

), is of black-figure shape. The five stamnoi are also a problem to classify, as one is lost and two are fragmentary. The Munich stamnos Munich 2407 lacks both neck and rim, but is classed by Philippaki with early stamnoi by the Berlin Painter.2

1 Becker classifies only one framed pelike (Tarquinia RC 973; ARV2, 273, 27). Of those without frames, the best preserved, Louvre C 10789 (ARV2, 274, 32), is assigned to a subgroup dominated by the Syleus Painter. See Becker 1977, 40-41, no. 116, and 71, no. 208.

2 ARV2, 274, 35; Philippaki 1967, 34. The stamnos Frankfurt, Liebieghaus St. V.3 (ARV2, 274, 37), which Philippaki (pp. 64 and 68) assigns to the Class of the Copenhagen Painter's stamnoi, differs significantly from the Munich vase, with flat handles, ovoid body, and broad neck. The eggs around the rim and the tongues below the neck are standard on stamnoi of the period.

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