- n. Plural form of amphora.
“(This was a medieval, not an ancient problem: the ancients used amphorae, which provided a better seal).”
“This year's episode had Mr. Putin donning scuba gear and retrieving sixth-century Greek amphorae from the bottom of the Sea of Azov.”
“In an unusually candid glimpse into the cultivation of Putin's macho image, his spokesman Dmitry Peskov said archaeologists had planted the amphorae in shallow water for the politician to find.”
“In video footage of the dive, Putin holds two fragments of what are said to be sixth-century BC amphorae and says "the boys and I found them" in about 2 metres 6 feet of clear water.”
“The ships had been carrying amphorae, or large jars, containing wine from Italy, and cargo from North Africa and Spain including olive oil, fruit and garum, a pungent fish sauce that was a favorite ingredient in Roman cooking.”
“He began to study the origins of winemaking, reading the works of Roman viticulturist Lucius Columella, and discovered that up until around 1,000 A.D. all wines were made in clay amphorae.”
“After harvest from his 18-hectare site near Oslavia, he fills the amphorae with grapes.”
“ In their wealth of amphorae, the vessels carried goods from North Africa, Italy and Spain.”
“The downstairs rooms were festooned with sweet-smelling flora, and numerous amphorae of wine were being carried in from the street.”
“We hid jewelry and coins in amphorae of wine and olive oil and carted them across the city.”
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