amphorre

Derivation

  • Greek: amphi, on both sides; phero, carry

Profile

Vessels, generally made of clay, and furnished with ears for handles; used for holding wine. Specimens have been found in the catacombs, inscribed with Christian symbols.

MLA Citation

  • “amphorre”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 8 August 2013. Web. 21 September 2017. <>