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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- An ancient Greek wine jar with a wide mouth and with handles set horizontally on the shoulders.

Usage examples (3)
  • A stamnos was used for storing or serving wine at symposiums (drinking parties).
  • 'Beautiful Arleades' indicates that the stamnos was almost certainly a gift to a youth from an older man.
  • The Minotaur stamnos was exhibited at the J. Paul Getty Museum in 1980, and published in 1977 by Cornelia Isler-Kerényi, who highlighted the singularity of this... for more
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