This is the Chian amphora (circa 350-330 B.C.) recovered from the wreck at between Chios and Oinousses. Although typically associated with wine transport, our ancient DNA analysis indicates the original contents of this jar were olive products and oregano.

High-resolution versions of this image will be made available to scholars upon request (contact (P. Vezirtis, Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities)



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