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In Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome, amphoras were used to transport liquids, or grain. Amphores had two handles, used for carrying. Amphores existed in different sizes, between 5 litres and 50 litres. They were made of clay, or metal.
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- "British Museum - Pottery amphora". britishmuseum.org. http://www.britishmuseum.org/explore/highlights/highlight_objects/asia/p/pottery_amphora.aspx. Retrieved November 28, 2010.