Fishing in the Black Sea (Antiquity)
Author(s) : Zahariade Mihail , (proofread.) Lees Christopher
For citation: Zahariade Mihail, (proofread.) Lees Christopher, "Fishing in the Black Sea (Antiquity)",Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Black SeaURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=11931>
from the greek words "αμφί"(on both sides) and "φέρω" (carry): vessel with long ovoid body and a considerably narrower neck made in various sizes from the smaller perfume oil container to the large storage receivers of liquids and solids. It stands on a small foot and it bears two invariable vertical handles on either side. Some of the distinguished types of the amphorae are these whose lower part is tapering to the point (narrow bottomed), the neck type, the Nicosthenian, the Nola, the Panathenaic, the Tyrrhenian, the SOS type.
1. Fishing in the Black Sea in ancient literature.
2. Fishing as an element of economy
3. Fishing techniques
4. The processing of fish
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