A tall, ceramic jar with two handles and a narrow neck and foot. Represents an amphora, as used by ancient Greeks and Romans to hold water and wine.
Generally depicted as brownish-red earthenware ornamented with black and a Greek meander pattern.
May represent containers like vases, pottery, museums, history, and antiquity. May also be used in relation to the zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water-Bearer.
Not to be confused with ⚱️ Funeral Urn.
📅 Amphora was approved as part of Unicode 8.0 in 2015
and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.