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The Amphora

Making History

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The AmphoraMaking History

20/11/2021

While the shipping container is instantly recognisable in today's era of globalisation, its ancestor in Greco-Roman Antiquity looked very different: it was the amphora. Patrick Boucheron and the historian Sarah Rey reveal the secrets and meanings behind this "simple" terracotta object.

Duration :

18 min

Available :

From 13/11/2021 to 29/10/2025

Genre :

Documentaries and Reportage

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