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Red-figured kylix (drinking-cup) showing a youthful Apollo seated at an altar with a stringed instrument known as a kithara. Greek, made in Athens about 480-470 BC. The kithara was stringed instrument heavier and more solemn in tone than the lyre. Professional singers (kitharodes) used it to accompany their performances.

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Red-figured kylix (drinking-cup) showing a youthful Apollo seated at an altar with a stringed instrument known as a kithara. Greek, made in Athens about 480-470 BC. The kithara was stringed instrument heavier and more solemn in tone than the lyre. Professional singers (kitharodes) used it to accompany their performances.