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.

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Origin of pseudamphora

Also called stirrup jar, stirrup vase.

Definition for stirrup-vase (2 of 2)

stirrup jar


noun

Origin of stirrup jar

First recorded in 1900–05
Also called stirrup vase.
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