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Example of a psykter (Louvre)

A psykter (in Greek ψυκτήρ "cooler") is a type of Greek pot that is characterized by a bulbous body set on a high, narrow foot. It was used as a wine cooler. The psykter would be filled with wine, and then be placed in a krater full of cold water.[1] The style was produced from the late sixth century to the middle part of the fifth century BC.[2]