Nevertheless, there are to-day in the artistic youth so much life, power, and, so to speak, predestination, that in our schools of architecture in particular, at the present time, the professors, who are detestable, produce, not only unconsciously but even in spite of themselves, excellent pupils; quite the reverse of that potter mentioned by Horace, who dreamed amphorae
and produced pots.
The identification of amphorae
was made by Cypriot Professor at the University of Rennes in France, Antigoni Marangou, who is participating in the Palepaphos programme this year.
Recent work on transport amphorae
and notably Transport Stirrup Jars (TSJs) has demonstrated the great potential of integrated petrographic and chemical analysis to answer questions on the provenance of ceramics and their contents (e.
They are shaped something like Roman amphorae
, but the amphorae
remain above ground.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- An American citizen by the name of Kyoko Schmidt has returned two amphorae
that her husband took from Turkey in 1965.
They are inscribed on shards of imported amphorae
, 72% from Phoenician storage jars.
Among the topics are imprints as punctuations of material itineraries, the difference between devaluing and sorting out things, the reuse of amphorae
in ancient maritime transport, and the appropriation of amber objects in Mycenaean Greece.
The researchers also found wine traces at the same site in older, imported amphorae
, the pottery shipping containers of the ancient Mediterranean.
Washington, Sep 14 ( ANI ): Russian President Vladimir Putin has admitted to staging some of his most famous stunts, including meeting endangered big cats and the "discovery" of ancient Greek amphorae
in the Black sea, a Russian journalist has claimed.
It contained hundreds of amphorae
, or clay jars, used for shipping oil, olives, wine and other food products.
In one of only a few intact royal tombs to have been discovered in Egypt so far, that of Tutankhamun (1332-1322 BC) in the Valley of Kings (KV 62), Western Thebes, 23 amphorae
were placed for use in the king's afterlife in the annexe chamber, which served as a store room for oils, fats, unguents, wines, fruits and foodstuffs (Carter 1933).
What remained poking out of seafloor mud was all of the inorganic material--hundreds of empty ceramic amphorae