Interior, warrior testing his trumpet Exterior, obverse and reverse, symposium (drinking party)
The conceit of a drinker looking over a cup is preserved on two major vases by Euphronios and may be considered his invention. Contemporary artists like the Ashby Painter adopted it. Here, the youth holds the flutes for a flute player as she binds her hair. On the other side, a youth holds a drinking cup and a drinking horn while the flute player performs.
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