added by archaeologs A Greek or Roman vessel for drawing water, especially from amphorae.
added by archaeologs
The arystichos was a vase used for drawing wine out of the kraters.
History of Ancient Pottery - Egyptian, Assyrian, Greek, Etruscan and Roman, Samuel Birch, 1873
The arystichos was also used for serving from the krater, a usage which gave rise to several other shapes.