The ancient ancestors had a remarkable varieties of special vessels, which are used both for mixing wine, maintaining, and to cool before consumption. So we have:

Pumping and serving wine

  • Kyathos , was a spoon in the cup-shaped with a foot tall and upward curved handle. It served as a container for pumping the wine from the crater, or as a measure for mixing wine with water.
  • Jug, The name comes from the words wine and cheo. It is circular and trefoil mouth and body sometimes has a bulb-shaped or petite. Used for pumping or pouring and we find the graves as offerings.
  • Beaker, a Hellenistic type of wine jug with flat base, with acute shoulder and circular orifice.