Karas

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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Karas

 

an elliptically shaped clay pitcher used in Armenia for fermenting, storing, and carrying wine. In Georgia small pitchers of this type are called churi, and large pitchers, kvevri.

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