Marriage vase

Description
This ancient Greek jar is called a Lebes Gamikos and was used in a marriage ceremony. It is decorated with plants and leaves and originally had a lid.
Accession Loan No.
1891/2/8
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
marriage vase
Simple Name
vessel
Full Name
lebes gamikos, marriage vessel
Dimensions
footring diameter 105 mm; body diameter 170 mm; height height 280 mm
Period Classification
Classical - 500-336 BC
Production Country
South Italy
Family Group

Material
ceramic; Red figure ware
Collector / Excavator
Kingdon, C, Dr
Collection Country
Greece?
Collection Area Region
Southern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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