Attic Psykter (Illustration)

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Peter Roan
published on 16 May 2013
Attic Psykter

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. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/1221/

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Roan, Peter. "Attic Psykter." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 16, 2013. https://www.ancient.eu/image/1221/.

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Roan, Peter. "Attic Psykter." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 16 May 2013. Web. 17 Jul 2019.

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