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Attributed to Polos Painter (active c. 575-565 BC)

Lekane c.580-560 BC

Pottery | 5.6 x 2.2 x 18.6 cm (whole object) | RCIN 18594

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This is an attic lidless lekanis, a vessel associated with wedding grooming but also with serving food.
  • Creator(s)

    Attributed to Polos Painter (active c. 575-565 BC) (artist)

    Attica (place of production)

  • 5.6 x 2.2 x 18.6 cm (whole object)

  • Acquired on Rhodes by King Edward VII when Prince of Wales during his 1862 tour of the Middle East

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      • Zoology
        • Animals
          • Mythical creatures
            • Mythical birds
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      • Travels & exploration
        • Royal visits & tours
          • Royal visits & tours-Middle East 1862