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  • Avoirdupois); of length, pes (foot: = about 11R in.); of surface, jugerum (= about a acre); of measure, liquid amphora (about 5 5 gal.),, dry modius (about 1 9 - 0 - peck).
  • The amphora measures 1 ft.
  • (2), and hence the amphora 1654.
  • A modern glassblower, when making an amphora-shaped vase, finishes the base first, fixes an iron rod to the finished base with a seal of glass, severs the vase from the blowing iron, and finishes the mouth, whilst he holds the vase by the iron attached to its base.
  • The two other most remarkable examples of this cameo glass are an amphora at Naples and the Auldjo vase.