Definition of Askos

1. an oil jar used in ancient Greece [n ASKOI]



Askos Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Askos

askey
askile
askin'
asking
asking(a)
asking around
asking for
asking for it
asking for the moon
asking price
asking prices
askings
asklent
asklepian
askoi
askos (current term)
asks
asks around
asks for
asks for it
asks for the moon
askt
aslake
aslaked
aslakes
aslaking
aslant
asleep
asleep(p)
asleep at the switch

Literary usage of Askos

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Corinthian Hellenistic Pottery by G. Roger Edwards (1975)
"DUCK askos 776, 777, P1. 64. Early stage, short period of production (?), 4th century BC, last quarter. Deposits : 38, 102. The nearly complete piece, ..."

2. The Architecture, Stratification, and Pottery of Lerna III by Martha Heath Wienecke (2000)
"One receives the impression that the askos shape became more signifi- i . ... 'I he only well-preserved askos of the early phases, that found in Room CD ..."

3. The Red-Figure Pottery by Sharon Herbert (1977)
"The youth's head on an askos is unusual. The common decorations on Attic ... The head on this askos and a similar one on 184, a plate, have a counterpart on ..."

4. Hellenistic Pottery: The Plain Wares by Susan I. Rotroff (2006)
"... to an imported red-gloss vessel of the first half of the 2nd century.40 Its context, however, suggests a Late Hellenistic date. askos (76-84) Charts 8, ..."

5. History of Ancient Pottery, Greek, Etrusean, and Roman by Henry Beauchamp Walters, Samuel Birch (1905)
"... Alabastron — Pyxis—askos—Moulded vases. THOSE who arc acquainted with the enormous number of painted vases now gathered together in our Museums, ..."

6. Debris from a Public Dining Place in the Athenian Agora by Susan I. Rotroff, John Howard Oakley (1992)
"Deep askos: Figs. 18, 21, PI. 53 graffito H. 3.7; Diam. of base 5.3. ... Small fragment of top of askos similar to 268, with beginning of curve down to ..."

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