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Amphoriskos (Shape, Concept)

Canonical URI: http://kerameikos.org/id/amphoriskos


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Amphoriskos (en), Amphoriskos (de), amphoriskos (fr), anforisco (it), αμφορίσκος (el)Additional labels


The small version of the amphora, the amphoriskos is based on the pointed variant of the neck-amphora or transport amphora. Used for perfumed oil, some carry stamped designs.
Die kleine Variante der Amphore, entwickelte sich vor allem aus der spitzen Variante der Halsamphore oder der Transportamphore. Wurde für parfümiertes Öl verwendet. Manche weisen einen gestempelten Dekor auf.
Αυτή η εκδοχή ενός αμφορέα μικρού μεγέθους βασίζεται στoν οξυπύθμενο αμφορέα. Χρησιμοποιήθηκε για τη μεταφορά αρωματικών ελαίων και μερικά παραδείγματα φέρουν εμπίεστη διακόσμηση.

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