Amphoras of Anatolia

Amphora that includes fish remains
Amphora stand in Bodrum Museum

Amphoras were the good carriers in the ancient era. Every good including wine, olive oil were transported in amphoras.That’s why we can come across amphoras in every centimeter of the bottom. The ancients ports such as Assos and Halicarnasos have a lot of amphoras around.

Aegean and Mediterranean coasts used to be very important for trade as today. Every good was imported and exported. Trade was the vital economical activity. It has a deeper function more than feeding a public. Some traders made fortunes by the good trade.

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