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The name of this large vase means "carrying to the bath". Loutrophoroi were used to hold water for bridal bathing or for washing bodies before burial. Before being placed in tombs, dead bodies were ceremonially washed and prepared by women. This water was sometimes stored in loutrophoroi.

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