βαθειᾶν, ‘copious’: see on “βάθει” in 130. κυλίκων. The “κύλιξ” was the commonest form of drinking-cup at Athens (cp. Plat. Symp. 214B “ἐπὶ τῇ κύλικι λέγειν”). It was usually of earthenware (“κύλικα κεραμέαν”, Lys. 219 E), with a broad and relatively shallow bow] (hence compared to an “ἀσπίς”, Athen. p. 472 C), a stem, and handles (“ὦτα”) projecting horizontally from the sides. The average “κύλιξ” seems to have held about three “κοτύλαι”, or between 1 1/3 and 1 1/2 pint.
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