Next amphorae and barrels of the antiquity Containers used for the storage and transport of wine until the late Middle Ages. They were made from goatskin, cow or pigskin (peeled animal skin with hair or fur). The picture on the left shows a Silen (figure from the Greek mythology, similar to a satyrs ) with a wine hose around 340 to 320 v. Chr. BC (under his right forearm). The Indian Bible In the Gospel of Matthew (9.16 to 9.17) known Jesus saying "of the new wine in old hoses" refers to the so-called leather containers. In ancient Rome, these were called Culleus designated. In some southern countries such containers are for above all simple or rustic Wines still in use; in Spain they will Cuero called. In the picture right a wine hose made of goat skin from the present time after historical model.