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Lebes (Shape, Concept)

Canonical URI: http://kerameikos.org/id/lebes


Preferred Label
Lebes (en), Lebes (de), lébès (fr), Lebes (it), λέβης (el)Additional labels
Plural Form
Lebetes (en)


The lebes is a mixing bowl with a spherical body that sits on a stand. It does not have handles or a foot and is often incorrectly called a 'dinos.'
Der Lebes bezeichnet ein Mischgefäß mit kugelförmigem Gefäßkörper auf einem Ständer. Er weist keinen Henkel oder Fuß auf und wird oft fälschlicherweise als 'Dinos' bezeichnet.
Ο λέβης είναι ένα αγγείο ανάμειξης οίνου και νερού, με σφαιρικό σώμα που τοποθετείται σε ένα υποστατό (κυλυνδρική ψηλή βάση). Δεν διαθέτει λαβές ή πόδι και συχνά αναφέρεται λανθασμένα ως "δίνος".

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