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lekanai


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lekanai

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Ancient Greek vessels in the form of a shallow bowl with two horizontal handles and a lid. Such vessels are often depicted on vases in connection with weddings, as containers for articles used by women for dressing and grooming, and as containers for small items such as toys, spices, or thread. Lekanai were also used for serving food.

Variations

lekanis

lebane

lekanides

Broader Term

vessels

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