Red-Figure Psykter Showing Revellers

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 24 October 2016
Red-Figure Psykter Showing Revellers

Greek wine was chilled by letting it stand in a psykter, which was in turn placed in a wine-mixing bowl filled with cold water or snow. Greek, made in Athens around 510 BCE. Attributed to the Dikaios Painter. From the Pourtales Collection. (The British Museum, London).


About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2016, October 24). Red-Figure Psykter Showing Revellers. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/5861/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Red-Figure Psykter Showing Revellers." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 24, 2016. https://www.ancient.eu/image/5861/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Red-Figure Psykter Showing Revellers." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 24 Oct 2016. Web. 21 Nov 2019.

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