Bull of Dionysios of Kollytos (Kerameikos)

Bull from the grave enclosure of Dionysios of Kollytos, near the Way of the Tombs (345-350 BC) The bull stood on a high pedestal in the middle of the grave enclosure, behind a naiskos on which were cared epigrams and the name and patronymic of the deceased, Dionysios son of Alphinos. Dionysios, who died unmarried, lived in the deme of Kollytos, near the Kerameikos, and on the island of Samos, where he served as trasurer of the Heraion for the year 346/5 BC. Kerameikos, Ancient Graveyard, Athens, Greece.
Collytus or Kollytos (Ancient Greek: Κολλυτός) was a deme of ancient Attica, located in the city of Athens. It was located within the walls of Themistocles, south of the Areopagus and southwest of Acropolis. It was famed due to its association with Plato, whose family was from this deme.
Αγόρι κάθεται μπροστά από τον τάφο του Διονυσίου του Κολλυτού (τέλη 4ου αιώνα π.Χ.) στην Οδό των Τάφων στο αρχαίο ελληνικό Κοιμητήριο του Κεραμεικού, Αθήνα, φωτογραφία του Γερμανού φωτογράφου Wilhelm von Plüschow (Guglielmo Plüschow, 1852-1930).

According to legend the name of the deme comes from Collytus, the father of Diomus, the favourite of Heracles. For this reason it was believed that Collytus's deme was part of Melite.

Collytus was one of the richest demoi in the city of Athens and there were many aristocratic residences; the Peisistratos owned a house from which they often governed the city.

The rural Dionysias (festival of Dionysus) took place there, which shows that the deme was also an important agricultural center. Aeschines recited in the theater of Dionysus in the deme, and was so embarrassed of his role that he renounced the theater and gave himself to politics.

In the narrow main street of the deme there was a very popular market.