Symposiast and Hetaira

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published on 28 January 2013

Red-figure chous. This symposium scene depicts a youthful symposiast reclining on a coach whilst a hetaira plays the harp. In was found in the Theatre of Dionysus, and is painted by the Eretria Painter, 425- 420 BCE.
National Archaeological Museum, Athens, 15308

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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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