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Definition of Amphora

Amphora
Amphora Am"pho*ra, n.; pl. Amophor[ae]. [L., fr. Gr. ?, ?, a jar with two handles; ? + ? bearer, ? to bear. Cf. Ampul.] Among the ancients, a two-handled vessel, tapering at the bottom, used for holding wine, oil, etc.

Meaning of Amphora from wikipedia

- An amphora (/ˈæmfərə/; Ancient Gr****: ἀμφορεύς, amp****ús; English plural: amphorae or amphoras) is a type of container of a characteristic shape and size...
- AMPHORA ("AutoMated Phylogenomic infeRence Application") is an open-source bioinformatics workflow. AMPHORA2 uses 31 bacterial and 104 archaeal phylogenetic...
- Amphora can refer to: Amphora, a type of ceramic vase with two handles, used for the transportation and storage of perishable goods Amphora (unit), a...
- An amphora is the volume of a Greco-Roman era jar of the same name. They were tall, with two opposed handles near the top. The term amphora was derived...
- The Dipylon Amphora (also known as Athens 804) is a large Ancient Gr**** painted vase, made around 750 BC, and now in the National Archaeological Museum...
- The Eleusis Amphora is an ancient Gr**** neck amphora, now in the Archaeological Museum of Eleusis, that dates back to the Middle Protoattic (ca. 650-625...
- Landingham Amphora aegaea Ehrenberg Amphora aequalis Krammer Amphora aestuarii Cleve Amphora affiniformis Levkov Amphora affinis Kützing Amphora africana...
- Attic vases of this period was the Tyrrhenian amphora (550-530 BC). These were egg-shaped neck amphora with decorations atypical of the usual Attic design...
- shape was set by 530 BCE, but the earliest known example is the Burgon amphora (British Museum, B130), which depicts Athena's owl nestling on the neck...
- The Nolan amphora is a variant style of the amphora jar, a common artifact of Gr**** and Roman pottery. Nolan amphorae are characterized by a neck that...
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