Kottabos

Detail from Athenian red-figure clay cup, <I>c.</I> 470 BC. Munich, Antikensammlung J596, 2643A game played at the symposion in which the lees of the wine are flipped from the cup at a target - a saucer balanced on a stand, or floating dishes. The gesture is often shown in vase scenes.

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Above right: Detail from Athenian red-figure clay cup, c. 470 BC. Munich, Antikensammlung J596, 2643 © Antikensammlung, Munich