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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
In a Russian story in Afanassieff, the amphora takes the place of the pipkin that makes its owner rich.
The amphora corresponds to the Greek wine-jar of that name, and had, like its prototype, a pointed base.
With a free, rounded movement of her arms, like the handles of an amphora, she points to a vacant place beside her.
WOMANMAGDELEINE MARX
And clapping the amphora to his lips, he drained it at one draught.
It was equal to one-third of the amphora, and therefore to nearly two gallons English.
By this point the amphora was fastened into the soft earth, or the holes in the tap-room counters specially intended for them.
Standing on the table was an amphora of gilt pasteboard which fostered this illusion.
A MUMMER'S TALEANATOLE FRANCE
Chaldaean vases, drinking-vessels, and amphora of the second period (ditto) 26.
It is a kind of amphora though the two handles are nearly worn away.
MESOPOTAMIAN ARCHAEOLOGYPERCY S. P. HANDCOCK

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