Amphoras main directory
- This directory is the WWW site of:
- * The AMPHORAS Project
- Information on plain, unglazed, ceramic storage containers, with
two handles, mostly pointed at the bottom, used to carry wine and
oil and some other commodities around the
ancient Mediterranean. AMPHORAS is making available part of the
archive collected by Virginia R. Grace at the excavations of the
Agora at Athens, as well as additional materials.
Included to date are references in ancient Greek literature
to the use of amphoras; an extensive bibliography of scholarly
work on finding, identifying, and hypothesizing about amphoras and
the trade they carried; translations of some Russian
works on amphoras.
- * TOCS-IN: Tables of Contents of Interest to
- References to articles published in 198 journals on Classics,
Archaeology, Religious and Near Eastern Studies, and a few others,
starting with 1992. The archive contains over 100,000 articles, fully
searchable, with links to those which are available (texts or
abstracts) without charge on the Internet.
- Maintained by Philippa