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Pithos

 

a large clay vessel used during the Minoan-Myce-naean period for storing grain and similar products. Pithoi were ovate and measured 1.5 to 2 m high. Aegean pithoi were adorned with frieze-like relief, whereas Greek pithoi were plain. The vessels usually were buried in the ground and topped with a stone or clay cover.

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25) This pithos is more famous for the depiction on its neck of the wooden horse.
Mais il arracha avec son hoyau teus los pieds de vigne avec les racines et les porta sur son dos jusqu'a la demeure, il en fit de gros tas, sacrifia le plus fort des boceufs et s'en rassasia : it forca la porte da cellier, deboucha le plus beau pithos et installant les portes en guise de table "il s'assit et but" en chantant.
Pottery, for example, is divided into seven subclasses: coarse ware, medium coarse ware, fine ware, semifine ware, kitchen/cooking ware, lamp, and pithos.
en el que a pesar de que la adormidera apareciera en el interior de un pithos carente de enterramiento y de ajuar, habria que vincular su comparecencia alli con algun ritual (Ayala 1991).
This is equally problematic in the case of unit 2, where large numbers of small bowl sherds are also cited in support of an argument for special status, and for unit 8, where a pithos rim sherd and handle are seen as direct evidence of a storage function for this room.
The analysis of myth advanced in (B)(**)The Fall of Troy in Early Greek Poetry and Art(3) has much to recommend it, but I am altogether less enthusiastic about its interpretation of tragedy where representative examples are provided by the Agamemnon and Eumenides, Andromache, and Troades, well trodden ground which scarcely qualifies as `early' though discussion of iconography, including the Mykonos relief pithos and Attic pottery with subjects like the recovery of Helen, murder of Priam, and rape of Cassandra, is more enlightening.
18) Most famously of all, Pandora either came with, or found in the house of Epimetheus, a pithos, and by removing its lid she released into the world a great store of ills previously kept under control inside it.
is the pithos [jar], from which dismal, prolific mankind issues forth and to which men return, either to bury their desires for a moment or to be buried forever.
This set included Iron Age wheel made pottery and a fragment of a reasonable sized pithos, which was selected for the exhibition "Vila Franca de Xira ha tres mil anos.
Among the findings were stone tools, a large jar, or pithos, a female figurine, and a bead that was deliberately placed in a pit with ash during the early Chalcolithic period, around 3,800 B.
Two new stone built cist graves were also discovered alongside what appears to be a Middle Bronze Age pithos burial.
LOCA Functional Category 9003 9005 9006 9007 Table ware: fine, semifine 42 91 5 82 Votive vessel: fine, miniature 0 0 0 8 Figurine: terracotta 0 0 1 0 Ritual basin (perirrhanterion) 1 0 0 0 Storage: pithos 3 14 0 6 Utilitarian: coarse, medium coarse 5 31 0 34 Transport: amphora 2 25 0 2 Cooking/kitchen 0 2 0 15 Loomweight 1 1 0 1 Lamp 2 0 0 0 Rooftile, painted 0 9 1 1 Rooftile, slipped 7 14 0 4