Scene from a Symposium

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James Lloyd
published on 28 January 2013
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Attic red-figure calyx krater.
Depicted here is a symposium scene, the male guests are reclining whilst the female aulos-player serenades them.
By the Uppsala Painter.
11559, National Archaeological Museum, Athens

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James Lloyd
James' main area of research is ancient Greek music, but he has general interests in mythology, religion, and art & archaeology. A self-confessed philhellene, James keeps at least one eye on the Roman pie.

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