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English: A loutrophoros (Ancient Greek: λουτροφόρος; Greek etymology: λουτρόν/loutron and φέρω/pherō, English translation: "bathwater" and "carry") is a distinctive type of Greek pottery vessel characterized by an elongated neck with two handles. The loutrophoros was used to hold water during marriage and funeral rituals, and was placed in the tombs of the unmarried.
Français : Une Loutrophore (=porte bains) était un type particulier de vase grec caractérisé par un long col et deux anses. Il était utilisé pour transporter l'eau pour les cérémonies de mariages. Les loutrophores en marbre étaient utilisés pour décorer les tombes d'hommes célibataires.
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Instance ofancient Greek vase-form
Subclass ofpottery of ancient Greece,
Greek vases,
ceremonial vessel
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  • 8th century BC
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