Re OT Amphorae (was: "Usefull languages")
|From:||Roger Mills <romilly@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, February 17, 2002, 23:45|
Christophe Grandsire wrote:
>En réponse à Padraic Brown <agricola@...>:
>> Cool. An ancient one or a new one? And more importantly, is it
>> filled with wine? ;)
>Well, I'll ask him about the age, because I haven't the faintest idea howold
>it is. It looks quite ancient, but at the same time well conserved.
>As for the wine, if there ever was wine in it, it has been drunk a longtime
>ago, and looking how the inside looks, I'd never put any drinkable liquidin
>it :)) .
IIRC I've seen modern repro amphora-type pots at Pier 1 and that ilk (they
need a metal stand since they have a pointy bottom.) If modern, yours
probably had a plant in it, hence the dirty residue. If ancient, perhaps
pine tar-- ooooh, you could make your own retsina....... :-?