Funnel-shaped vessel for dispensing and drinking, usually ending in the head, or protome, of an animal; the name is derived from ῥύσις/rhýsis (‘stream’) because the liquid could run out through a small hole at the bottom as long as it was not held closed [1; 2].
Scheibler, Ingeborg (Krefeld) and
Nissen, Hans Jörg (Berlin),
Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry.
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