The arystichos was also used for serving from the krater, a usage which gave rise to several other shapes.
The oinochoe was used in serving the guests from the krater.
The dinos was another form of the wine vessel, open-mouthed, round in body and base, and allied to the krater.
The krater or crater (Fig. 40) was a large, open-mouthed vessel used for mixing wine with water.