Lebes Gamikos (Marriage Vessel)

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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The Lebes gamikos (marriage vase) was used in marriage ceremonies in ancient Greece. It was used for sprinkling the bride before the wedding. Apulia, southern Italy, circa 350-320 BCE. (National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, UK)

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2015, November 21). Lebes Gamikos (Marriage Vessel). World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4186/lebes-gamikos-marriage-vessel/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Lebes Gamikos (Marriage Vessel)." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 21, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4186/lebes-gamikos-marriage-vessel/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Lebes Gamikos (Marriage Vessel)." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 21 Nov 2015. Web. 27 Oct 2021.