Marriage vase

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.
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
marriage vase
Simple Name
Full Name
lebes gamikos, marriage vessel
footring diameter 105 mm; body diameter 170 mm; height height 280 mm
Period Classification
Classical - 500-336 BC
Production Country
South Italy
Family Group

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

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