kalpis

[ kal-pis ]
/ ˈkæl pɪs /

noun

a form of the hydria.

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Origin of kalpis

From the Greek word kálpis pitcher
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Example sentences from the Web for kalpis

  • The kalpis (Fig. 187) and krossos were modifications of the hydria.

    The Ceramic Art|Jennie J. Young