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Belly Amphora (Shape, Concept)

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


Preferred Label
Belly Amphora (en), amphore à panse (fr), Bauchamphora (de), Πλατύσωμος αμφορέας (el), anfora a profilo continuo (it)Additional labels
Alternate Label
Continuous-Curve Amphora (en)
Alternate Label
One-Piece Amphora (en)


A belly amphora has a continuous, smooth curve from lip to foot. These amphorae have been classified as Types A, B, and C, based on differences in the shape of lips, feet, and handles.
Die Gefäßform der Bauchamphore ist von der Lippe bis zum Fuß durchgehend und fließend. Diese Amphoren werden eingeteilt in Typ A, B, C auf Grund von unterschiedlichen Lippen-, Fuß-, und Henkelformen.
Ο ενιαίος αμφορέας διαθέτει ένα συνεχές, ρέον περίγραμμα από το χείλος έως τη βάση. Οι αμφορείς αυτής της κατηγορίας ταξινομούνται ως Α, Β και Γ ανάλογα με τις διαφορές των χειλών, των βάσεων και των λαβών τους.

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