Terracotta lebes gamikos (round-bottomed bowl with handles and stand used in weddings)
- Attributed to the Naples Painter
- ca. 420 B.C.
- Greek, Attic
- Terracotta; red-figure
- H. without lid 17 1/8 in. (43.5 cm)
diameter 8 7/16 in. (21.4 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Rogers Fund, 1906
- Accession Number:
Obverse, seated woman with two women and youth
Reverse, two women
At each handle, Nike
The scene shows preparations for a wedding. The seated bride, who holds a mirror, is flanked by attendants holding a dinos (deep bowl), probably of bronze, and a casket. The youth at the right might be the groom.