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PREFERRED TERM
2328Kanephoroi  
SCOPE NOTE
  • Title attributed to a young woman of a noble family who participated in religious processions in antiquity. She occupied a prominent position in the procession carrying a canister (basket) with offerings and the necessary utensils for the sacrifice. The number of kanephoroi who participated in the various religious processions (Dionysian, Panathenaic etc.) was not fixed.
SOURCE
  • Χωρέμη 2007a
CONTRIBUTOR
  • Katsiadakis Helen (AA)
CREATOR
  • Chrysovitsanos Gerasimos (AA)
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Κανηφόροι

Greek

URI
https://humanitiesthesaurus.academyofathens.gr/dyas-resource/Concept/2328
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