Attic Psykter

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Peter Roan
published on 16 May 2013
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An Attic psykter vessel depicting hoplites riding dolphins, c. 520-510 BCE. These vessels were used for cooling wine by filling them with wine and placing the vessel within a larger vessel (a krater) which was itself filled with cool water. (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York).

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Roan, P. (2013, May 16). Attic Psykter. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1221/attic-psykter/

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