There is also a kind of cup called Antigonis, from the name of king Antigonus: like the Seleucis from kin Seleucus; and the Prusis, from king Prusias. There is also a kind of cup known in Crete, and called anaphæa, which they use for hot drinks. There is also a kind of cup called aryballus. This kind of cup is wider at the bottom, and contracted at to like a purse when it is drawn together; and, indeed, some people call purses ἀρύβαλλοι, from their resemblance to this kind of cup. Aristophanes says, in his Knights— [p. 742]
He pour'd upon his headAnd the aryballus is not very different from the arystichus, being derived from the verbs ἀρύτω and βάλλω; they also call a jug ἄρυστις. Sophocles says—
Ambrosia from a holy cup (ἀρύβαλλος).
You are most accursed of all women,There is also a city of the Ionians called arystis. There is another kind of cup called argyris, which is not necessarily made of silver. Anaxilas says—
Who come to supper with your ἀρύστεις.
And drinking out of golden argyrides.