Interior, seated youth holding fruit (quinces?) Exterior, obverse, flute girl peering into amphora (jar) Reverse, flute girl holding cup of special shape
The decoration of vases used in symposia (drinking party) draws liberally on the erotic aspects of these events. The flute girl on the obverse investigates a pointed amphora; her flute case dangles rather provocatively from one leg. Her counterpart on the other side raises a particularly unusual type of kylix.
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