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Drinking vessel in ancient Greece; see below kantharos,

A drinking vessel for wine in the antique Greece which in Greek mythology is also used as the drinking vessel of the gods. To the cup-shaped vessel vertically two opposing, widely diffused and raised handles were attached, where it was kept while drinking with both hands. The Kantharos also served as a votive offer (votive of Latin vowel = vows), which was sacrificed according to a vow (ex voto) at holy place as a sign of gratitude for salvation from an emergency. Likewise, he was also often used as a religious cult object. With the thyrsos Kantharos was an attribute of the wine god Dionysos with which this was often presented. The Tondo (round picture) on an Attic drinking bowl...

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