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Nearchus
(948 words)

(Νέαρχος; Néarchos).

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[1] Attic Black-Figure vase painter, c. 560 BC

Attic black-figure vase painter and potter of the high Archaic Period, c. 560 BC. His name appears on eight vessels; of these one painter's and four potter's signatures are certainly his. N.'s importance is based primarily on the fragment of the great kantharos from the Acropolis with the painter's signature (Athens…

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Mommsen, Heide (Stuttgart), Badian, Ernst (Cambridge, MA) and Günther, Linda-Marie (Munich), “Nearchus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 28 October 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e818750>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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