Amphora (noun)

A type of jar with two handles and a narrow neck, used in ancient Greece and Rome for storing and transporting various goods.


Late 16th century, from latin amphora, from greek amphoreus (two-handled jar).


  1. The archaeologist discovered an ancient amphora while excavating the site.
  2. The amphora was filled with olive oil.
  3. The vase is an ancient Greek amphora.
  4. Amphoras were used to transport wine, oil, and other goods.
  5. The pottery amphora was a common household object in ancient times.
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