Apulian Lebes Gamikos

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Arienne King
by Peter Roan
published on 22 March 2021
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A typical lebes gamikos, a Greek vessel used in marriage nuptials to ritually sprinkle the bride with water. The vessel depicts a wealthy woman in fine clothing and jewellery being prepared for her wedding. Erotes, gods of love, fly over head. Terracotta. c. 340–320 BCE. Apulia, Southern Italy.

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