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pseudamphora

[ soo-dam-fer-uh ]
/ suˈdæm fər ə /
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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.

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Also called stirrup jar, stirrup vase.

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