Pythagoras – Greek ancient pottery

Original price was: 90,00 €.Current price is: 87,00 €.

Aota (meaning “earless” in Greek) were the most simple form of drinking vessel in Ancient Greece in the 5th century B.C.

A Pythagorean cup (also known as a Pythagoras cup, a Greedy Cup or a cup of justice) is a form of drinking cup which forces its user to imbibe only in moderation. Credited to Pythagoras of Samos, it allows the user to fill the cup with wine up to a certain level. If the user fills the cup only to that level, the imbiber may enjoy a drink in peace. If the imbiber exhibits gluttony, however, the cup spills its entire contents out the bottom (onto the lap of the immodest drinker

The pethagorean cup follows Paskal’s Law of the fluits whicth were establish centuries latter.

Stathopoulos Painter.

Deos Series.

Weight: 160gr,Height: 11cm,Width: 9cm,Depth: 9cm

( Measurements and figures may vary because each object is unique and handmade)

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