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tinaja

Spanish name (also Tanella, Tenalla, Tenaxa, Tinajón) for a large clay or earthenware vessel with a volume of up to several thousand liters, resulting from the amphora has developed. There are various variants and sizes in slender, bulbous and roundish shapes, as well as without and with handles. It used to be one too Volume, for liquids especially for trading in coconut oil and liquid indigo. The vessel is still partially in use even today La Mancha (where it is a symbol of the region), Montilla-Moriles and Valdepeñas for the fermentation and storage of wine, as well as oil and cereals, but also used for the storage of meat. Very similar vessels are Dolium (Roman), Kvevri (Georgian), pithos (Greek) and Talha (Portuguese, here also with the names Jarro, Pote and Tinha). See also below wine vessels,

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