[Ansteorra] "Period Containers"
eadric at scabrewer.com
Fri Mar 28 16:17:53 PDT 2008
Stefan li Rous wrote:
> Other than for a few days storage, what evidence do you have for wine
> being stored in ceramic jars or even jugs before 1600?
Huh? Amphora were used to hold, haul, and store everything including
wines and were ceramic jars/jugs. Used well into period and certainly
way way way pre-period.
Whole shipwrecks laden with Amphora that had been filled with wine have
Go to the Aphoras project at
http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/amphoras/cgi-bin/well? and enter wine
as a search term and you'll get plenty of documentation references.
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