Definition of Pithos

1. a type of Greek storage jar [n PITHOI]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pithos

pithiatism
pithier
pithiest
pithily
pithiness
pithinesses
pithing
pithivier
pithiviers
pithless
pithlike
pithode
pithogues
pithoi
pithos (current term)
piths
pithsome
pithy
pitiable
pitiableness
pitiablenesses
pitiably
pitiamide
pitied
pitier
pitiers
pities
pitiful
pitifull

Literary usage of Pithos

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

1. Hellenistic Pottery and Terracottas by Homer A. Thompson, Dorothy Burr Thompson (1987)
"THE pithos GROUP D At the very base of the Areopagus, near its northwest corner, there came to light in the spring of 1932 scanty remains of the foundation ..."

2. Hellenistic Pottery: The Plain Wares by Susan I. Rotroff (2006)
"One, the pithos that contained Thompson's Group D, was located inside a ... The other pithos was not serving as a storage vessel, but rather as a settling ..."

3. History of Art in Phrygia, Lydia, Caria, and Lycia by Georges Perrot, Charles Chipiez (1892)
"Fragment of pithos. Ibid., p. 79. FIG. 235.—Fragment of pithos. After Paton, p. 71. FIG. 237.—Slab from sarcophagus. One-fourth of its actual size. ..."

4. The Neolithic and Bronze Ages by Sara Anderson Immerwahr (1971)
"Upper Part of pithos. P1. 26. P 14505. Pit, G 19 : 1. PH 0.354 m., D. lip 0.224 m. The bottom third of the pot missing. Handmade of coarse reddish brown ..."

5. A Lm Ia Ceramic Kiln in South-Central Crete: Function and Pottery Production by Joseph W. Shaw (2001)
"Wasters of collar-necked jugs (C 10602, С 10611), ewer (C 10300), oval-mouthed amphoras (C 10018, С 10138, С 10279), pithos (С 10283). ..."

6. History of Ancient Pottery by Samuel Birch (1858)
"... division of Sepulchral Vases—Grecian usage—Names and shapes of Vases-—The pithos ... pithos ..."

7. The Architecture, Stratification, and Pottery of Lerna III by Martha Heath Wiencke (2000)
"The well-preserved "east pithos!! P843) was set directly against ihc wall and slightly into the floor to a depth of+4.43. Beside it were sherds from one or ..."

8. Hellenistic Pottery and Terracottas by Homer A. Thompson, Dorothy Burr Thompson (1987)
"THE pithos GROUP D At the very base of the Areopagus, near its northwest corner, there came to light in the spring of 1932 scanty remains of the foundation ..."

9. Hellenistic Pottery: The Plain Wares by Susan I. Rotroff (2006)
"One, the pithos that contained Thompson's Group D, was located inside a ... The other pithos was not serving as a storage vessel, but rather as a settling ..."

10. History of Art in Phrygia, Lydia, Caria, and Lycia by Georges Perrot, Charles Chipiez (1892)
"Fragment of pithos. Ibid., p. 79. FIG. 235.—Fragment of pithos. After Paton, p. 71. FIG. 237.—Slab from sarcophagus. One-fourth of its actual size. ..."

11. The Neolithic and Bronze Ages by Sara Anderson Immerwahr (1971)
"Upper Part of pithos. P1. 26. P 14505. Pit, G 19 : 1. PH 0.354 m., D. lip 0.224 m. The bottom third of the pot missing. Handmade of coarse reddish brown ..."

12. A Lm Ia Ceramic Kiln in South-Central Crete: Function and Pottery Production by Joseph W. Shaw (2001)
"Wasters of collar-necked jugs (C 10602, С 10611), ewer (C 10300), oval-mouthed amphoras (C 10018, С 10138, С 10279), pithos (С 10283). ..."

13. History of Ancient Pottery by Samuel Birch (1858)
"... division of Sepulchral Vases—Grecian usage—Names and shapes of Vases-—The pithos ... pithos ..."

14. The Architecture, Stratification, and Pottery of Lerna III by Martha Heath Wiencke (2000)
"The well-preserved "east pithos!! P843) was set directly against ihc wall and slightly into the floor to a depth of+4.43. Beside it were sherds from one or ..."

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