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PSYKTER

Cooling of wine

PSYKTER

People used to put wine in this vesel and immersed it in cold water or snow.. The cooler was a vessel with a narrow cylindrical body that widened as it rose and became bulbous to end in a narrow rim. It was filled with cold water and placed inside the crater to keep the wine cool. A version of the amphora but also of the refrigerator is the amphora refrigerator.

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