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synonyms for amphora

  • ornament
  • urn
  • vase
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Back and forth from Libya to the south, to Sicily and Rome to the east, sail-driven merchant vessels carried olive oil, cheeses, charcuterie and wine often stored in massive terra-cotta amphoras.
IN FRANCE, NARBONNE TAKES A TURN IN THE INTERNATIONAL SPOTLIGHTSYLVIE BIGAROCTOBER 29, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The arak is then rested for several months in locally made clay amphora—clay pots traditionally used for arak production in a region where oak was scarce.
REINVENTING THE WORLD’S OLDEST SPIRIT FOR THE MODERN DRINKERWAYNE CURTISJUNE 7, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Some of the blend spent some of that time in cement egg-shaped vessels and terra-cotta amphorae.
THIS $14 ITALIAN RED IS A GEM THAT INVITES A PAIRING WITH A POT ROAST OR PASTADAVE MCINTYREFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The first vase in the engraving on the following page, which is exactly the shape of the classic amphora, is over three feet high.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
Two slaves carrying a great amphora hanging from a pole swung between their shoulders, stopped near them a moment to rest.
SNNICAVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
Flies buzzed about their heads in clouds; an amphora of water stood within their reach.
SNNICAVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
By this point the amphora was fastened into the soft earth, or the holes in the tap-room counters specially intended for them.
QUINTUS CLAUDIUS, VOLUME 2 OF 2ERNST ECKSTEIN
Here allusion is made to a hole in the stone floor designed to secure the amphora.
QUINTUS CLAUDIUS, VOLUME 2 OF 2ERNST ECKSTEIN
The unsuspecting brown girl trips jauntily down to the river-bank to fill her amphora—usually a battered Standard Oil tin.
WHERE THE STRANGE TRAILS GO DOWNE. ALEXANDER POWELL
She hesitated whether to break an Arabic amphora close by, or to fall on that bowed head and scratch it with her nails.
WOMAN TRIUMPHANTVICENTE BLASCO IBAEZ
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO AMPHORA

  • amphora
  • beaker
  • bottle
  • bucket
  • canteen
  • carafe
  • crock
  • cruet
  • decanter
  • ewer
  • flagon
  • flask
  • growler
  • hooker
  • jar
  • pitcher
  • pot
  • tub
  • urn
  • vase
  • vessel
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.