The Symposium depicts an ancient Greek drinking party, or symposium. It was created from a drinking cup that was made in Athens around 500BCE.
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This vase animation was created for Classics in Communities, an organisation based at the University of Oxford’s Faculty of Classics which supports the teaching of ancient languages.
Athenian black-figure footed cup (kylix) (Ashmolean Museum inv. no. AN1974.344), c. 500 BCE. Image © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford.
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