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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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2], contenian un solo estrato de relleno de 20-30 cm de potencia y de una tonalidad oscura que aporto restos de fauna, ollas, pithoi con decoracion policroma a bandas, platos de engobe rojo, ceramicas grises y anforas fenicias, todo en estado muy fragmentario.
Workshy boys avoid it all until the last minute, leaving their distracted parents frantically colouring in pictures of pithoi into the wee small hour s.
Among the discoveries were two pithoi, or standing stone monoliths, and on one of them had been drawn some in, ages of men and women and also words in Hebrew that some interpreters ventured to read as: "by Yahweh, our guardian, and his Asherah.
Salviat notes that pithoi are normally permanent fixtures in a winery, not moveable units suitable for trading.
We skim over the rocky bottom, examining fragments of tenth-thirteenth century amphorae and pithoi that lie among more modern debris: wine bottles, fishing weights, metal cables.
In the Tagus right bank, specifically in Santa Sofia and Quinta da Marquesa (Pimenta and Mendes, 2010-2011), similar pithoi fragments were also collected.
Thus, a great number of vessels have been found in situ; a wide repertoire of shapes is attested (large Red-Polished pithoi, jugs, small spouted juglets), including a complete zooomorphic askos with a goat s head.
A series of huge pithoi was recovered along the southern edge of the island in an area where similar large vessels were found in earlier seasons.
Algo similar parece deducirse de la presencia dentro de alguno de tales hoyos de grandes vasos asociados a pequenos recipientes o poculos, en ambos casos practicamente enteros, como si los primeros fueran los pithoi que contenian el grano y los segundos la medida, menor, utilizada para extraerlo (Martin Benito y Jimenez Gonzalez 1989; Passard, Piningre y Urlacher 1992: 21-212).
probably refers to all the furniture, and in this context more specifically to the agricultural furniture and tools (mortars, pithoi, etc.
He points out that in such a case the buildings should be full of pottery, whereas Bogazkoy's buildings had been almost completely cleaned out, except for tablets, bullae, and massive pithoi (all empty