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Lebes Gamikos
also called "nuptial lebes

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  1. " (plural - lebetes gamikoi) is a form of ancient Greek Pottery used in marriage ceremonies

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 17, 2009
  2. probably used in the ritual sprinkling of the bride with water before the wedding

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  3. In form, it has a large bowl-like body and a stand that can be long or short

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  4. Painted scenes are placed on either the body of the vessel or the stand

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  5. Lebes Gamikos by Asteas, c. 340 BC, National Archaeological Museum of Spain
    Lebes Gamikos by Asteas, c. 340 BC, National Archaeological Museum of Spain

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  6. A typical lebes gamikos shows wedding scenes (including mythic weddings such as the wedding of Peleus and Thetis, but the iconography be also be related to scenes such as mimes

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