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Greek Loutrophore Urn

Greek Loutrophore Urn

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Loutrophore, depicting the exhibition of the dead, around 500-480 BCE. Made with ReMake and ReCap from AutoDesk.

Loutrophoros were used to transport water used in rites of purification prior to weddings or funerals. In the case of a funeral rite, the women of the house cleansed the body before coating it with scented oil and dressing it to place it on a funeral bed. Identical vases were also used to mark graves or offerings.

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