Aulos Player


James Lloyd
published on 14 January 2013
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This fragment of an Attic red-figure plate depicts an aulos player, and clearly shows the strap which was worn to aid the playing of the instruments.
The inscription says, "Hermocrates did this"

National Archaeological Museum, Athens, 15176

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James Lloyd
James' main area of research is ancient Greek music, but he has general interests in mythology, religion, and art & archaeology. A self-confessed philhellene, James keeps at least one eye on the Roman pie.

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