Ancient Greek Drums in Sicily


This ancient lekanis dipicts women holding drums (Why I was interested in it!). Lekanides were ceramic vessels often used by women to store items or serve food (The lid could be overturned and used as a second serving dish.). I don’t know the age of this one (Unfortunately, I didn’t make a note when I photographed it at the Museo Archeologico Regionale “Paolo Orsi” in Siracusa.), but it’s safe to say it’s from Sicily’s Greek era.

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