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Kylix, a man with a hangover

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National Museum of Denmark

National Museum of Denmark

Kylix, a man with a hangover.
500-470 BC.
Brygos-painter.
Height: 12 cm. Diameter: 29.3 cm.
Ceramic.
A kylix, a form of wine cup, was part of the important equipment used in the Greek symposium. The symposium combined drinking and discussions about various topics, and sometimes music and entertainment from female company. This cup shows a boy helping a seriously hung-over man, probably in the aftermath of a symposium.

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  • Title: Kylix, a man with a hangover
  • Creator: Unknown

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