Apulian Loutrophoros

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Mark Cartwright
by Peter Roan
published on 17 May 2013
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A red-figure loutrophoros from Apulia, 4th century BCE. These tall slim vessels with elongated handles were used during wedding and funeral rites and as grave markers, especially for those who died unmarried. This example depicts women and youths in preparation for a special ocassion. (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York).

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Roan, P. (2013, May 17). Apulian Loutrophoros. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1234/apulian-loutrophoros/

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Roan, Peter. "Apulian Loutrophoros." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 17, 2013. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1234/apulian-loutrophoros/.

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Roan, Peter. "Apulian Loutrophoros." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 17 May 2013. Web. 19 Oct 2021.