pseudamphora

[ soo-dam-fer-uh ]
/ suˈdæm fər ə /

noun, plural pseud·am·pho·rae [soo-dam-fuh-ree] /suˈdæm fəˌri/.

a Mycenaean vase having a spherical body, a spout on the shoulder, and a handle, curving across the top, supported by a solid conical neck.

Nearby words

  1. pseud,
  2. pseud-,
  3. pseud.,
  4. pseudagraphia,
  5. pseudallescheriasis,
  6. pseudankylosis,
  7. pseudarthrosis,
  8. pseudaxes,
  9. pseudaxis,
  10. pseudepigrapha

Origin of pseudamphora


Also called stirrup jar, stirrup vase.

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