water fountain

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By Keith Bowden on Flickr

Stage manager: I’m gonna go wash out this brush in the weird sink.

ASM: *looks around*

ASM: You mean the water fountain?

Stage Manager: Yeah, that’s what I said.

ASM: You called it the weird sink…

This colossal krater is a rare artifact because there is only one other similar vase like this in Rome. This particular krater has been a fountain since ancient times. 

Baths of Diocletian, Rome, Italy