Type 2 lebes gamikos
A bowl with handles and lid, no neck, and low foot and used to carry the bridal bath. Shape: It has the shape of a small lebes with handles and a low foot. The bowl is small and deep, curving in sharply at the shoulder. There are a pair of high, upright handles on the shoulder, and the bowl usually has a domed cover topped by a tall stemmed handle. History: Sometimes called the nuptial lebes, it served the same purpose as the loutrophoros in wedding rituals, to bring the bridal bath. Term: Also known as a nuptial lebes, the Greek name means "marriage bowl." Literary evidence justifies correctly calling a vessel with this shape lebes gamikos.