Amphorae were pottery vessels created to hold and transport goods in the Greek and Roman world; some were even highly decorative and given as prizes, or used to hold the ashes of the dead. Join me as I delve into the vessels of history...
Sunday, September 25, 2011
And I Quote- Homer on Helen of Troy
"Weaving a growing web, a dark red folding robe,
working into the weft the endless bloody struggles
stallion-breaking Trojans and Argives armed in bronze
had suffered all for her at the god of battle's hands."