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Lekanis (Shape, Concept)

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


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Lekanis (en), Lekanis (de), Lekanis (it), Lekanis (fr), λεκανίς (el)Additional labels
Plural Form
Lekanides (en)


The lekanis is a shallow, lidded bowl with a ring foot and two horizontal handles. It was used for trinkets and was often given as a wedding gift.
Die Lekane ist eine niedrige Schale mit Deckel, Standring und zwei horizontalen Henkeln. Sie wurde zur Aufbewahrung von Schmuck eingesetzt und war als Hochzeitsgeschenk beliebt.
Η λεκανίς είναι ένα ρηχό, ανοιχτό αγγείο με κάλυμμα, δακτυλιόσχημη βάση και δύο οριζόντιες ταινιωτές λαβές. Χρησιμοποιείτο και ως κοσμηματοθήκη και συχνά προσφερόταν ως γαμήλιο δώρο.

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