Cantharus



kantharos.
a deep bowl set upon a stem terminating in a foot and having two handles rising from the brim and curving downward to join the body.
Historical Examples

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 6 Various
The Trial of Jesus from a Lawyer’s Standpoint, Vol. I (of II) Walter M. Chandler
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 7 Various
The Sea Shore William S. Furneaux
The Geography of Strabo, Volume I (of 3) Strabo
The Works of Lucian of Samosata, v. 4 Lucian of Samosata
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3 Various
The Churches of Paris S. Sophia Beale
Pagan and Christian Rome Rodolfo Lanciani

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