Condition: New, Made in Greece. Material: Pure Bronze Height: 37 cm - 14,6 inches Width: 12 cm -4,7 inches Length: 5 cm - 2 inches Weight: 460 g
A courtesan or prostitute in Ancient Greece who played the flute to provide entertainment. The auletris, or flute-player, provided musical accompaniment at the Greek symposium, a drinking party enjoyed by aristocratic males. One of Theophrastus' characters speaks of instructing a servant to bring an auletris from the brothel [...] "that all of us might be entertained by her playing and be made glad". Bronze high quality reproduction.