Chous. Child in cart drawn by goat.
5th-4th c BCE Greek Attic red-figure Ceramics
GREEK RED-FIGURE Anonymous
(active c. 530 BCE - c. 250 BCE)
c. 425 BCE - 375 BCE
5th-4th c BCE
Munich. Staatliche Antikensammlungen.
A chous (pl. choes) is a plump oinochoe with a trefoil mouth. Miniature versions with scenes of children were often found in the graves of children. Choes were used in Athens during the Anthesteria festival in honor of Dionysus.