There is no way to determine if this fetus had been delivered, since the remains were gathered and mixed in the amphora with the adult bone.
And at a site called the Canyons we came across what appeared to be the lip and handle of an amphora .
The unburned pots include a neck-handled amphora , a cup, three small jugs, and a pyxis; a bronze pin lay around the shoulder of the urn on the east and south and a gold ring was found on bedrock in the southern half of the urn-hole.
All of the preserved skeletal material was recovered from the burial amphora itself and not from the associated pyre deposits.
Local production of table wares was always more, rather than less, common, and the importation of wine and oil - carried in transport amphoras - was generally unnecessary given Messenia's agricultural productivity.
This aspect of diving was born out by numerous articles describing how in the Mediterranean Greek and Carthaginian amphorae together with other artefacts were often discovered and brought to the surface.
If the syntactical principles that inform its decoration are linked to those seen on cups and amphoras , does that imply that it functioned in similar ways and also was used in similar contexts?
On this voyage its cargo was large wine containers called amphorae .
The sea around this area is littered with amphorae , which ancient mariners cast overboard as offerings to the gods.
The presence of sigillata pottery and amphorae was no longer a sign of economic vitality and trade, but merely of the total dependence of castra and cities on imperial provisions, divorced from the hinterland.