Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as calathus, 1.

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Examples

  • The finds were mainly bones and carbonized wood, as well as four vessels (two trays, one kalathos, and one handle-less conical cup).

    Picture 63 « Field Notes 2005 « Interactive Dig Crete – Zominthos Project

  • The kalathos, the basket for keeping wool (used for weaving and embroidering), and also flowers and fruit, is frequently met with in vase paintings illustrating the life of Greek women.

    Museum of Antiquity A Description of Ancient Life

  • The horses found it hard work, for all along the edge of the car, and round the kalathos of the great Serapis, sat the merry young couples in close array.

    A Thorny Path — Volume 02

  • Melissa, who had comforted Ino with the assurance that Alexander had been called away quite unexpectedly, was now sitting by her side, and perceived, of course, what tricks the men in the kalathos were playing; but, instead of amusing her, they only made her anxious.

    A Thorny Path — Volume 02

  • Melissa's advice, hidden inside the kalathos of Serapis, which would easily have held six, and was breast-high even for Alexander, who was a tall man.

    A Thorny Path — Volume 02

  • But he caught sight of the large vehicle drawn by four horses, in which the vast corn-measure, the kalathos, which Serapis wore as his distinguishing head-gear, had been conveyed to Eleusis.

    A Thorny Path — Volume 02

  • The hair that curled upon his thoughtful brow, and the kalathos that crowned it were of pure gold At his feet crouched Cerberus, raising his three fierce heads with glistening ruby eyes.

    Serapis — Volume 04

  • The statue of Serapis, a figure of colossal size, carved by the master - hand of Bryaxis, out of ivory overlaid with gold, sat enthroned in the inner chamber of the great Temple of Serapis, with the kalathos crowning his bearded face, and the three-headed Cerberus at his feet, gazing down in supreme silence on the scene around.

    A Thorny Path — Volume 06

  • The hair that curled upon his thoughtful brow, and the kalathos that crowned it were of pure gold

    Serapis — Complete

  • The statue of Serapis, a figure of colossal size, carved by the master-hand of Bryaxis, out of ivory overlaid with gold, sat enthroned in the inner chamber of the great Temple of Serapis, with the kalathos crowning his bearded face, and the three-headed Cerberus at his feet, gazing down in supreme silence on the scene around.

    A Thorny Path — Complete

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