Attic Lekanis

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Mark Cartwright
by Egisto Sani
published on 17 May 2013
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A red-figure Attic Lekanis, 400-300 BCE. (Provenance: Spina Necropolis). Lekanides were often used for serving food where the lid could be overturned and its handle became a foot. The woman depicted here holds a tympanon or drum.

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