Dolia


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Dolia

A Russian unit of weight approximately equivalent to 44.4 milligrams. It was rendered obsolete when the Soviet Union began to use the metric system in 1924.
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After covering US-Mexico relations for twenty years, and having drawn frequently on Embassy cables, Dolia Estevez wanted to get the ambassadors' personal reflections on the issues in the cables.
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Evidence for specialisation includes oil presses and storage jars or dolia, as well as tiled flues in certain buildings (Figure 9b), and artefactual evidence attests craft working, including metal and glass production.
The first of these follows the Roman traditions of the peninsula, and it is characterised by bottles, cooking pots and storage vessels definitely heirs to the dolia, all forms which would disappear as time passed.
This clearly reflects Pena's experience of Mediterranean assemblages, for in many Roman provinces the roles of ceramic amphorae and dolia were played by perishable wineskins and barrels.
The foundation for the statue consisted of a concentration of sherds of dolia (very large storage jars) placed slightly under the first course of stones of the wall (MR52349) in which the statue was included.
Systematic depth probing during conservation of the polychrome mosaic floor in the peristyle area by the Portuguese authorities suggested that building structures dating from the 1st century AD existed under the flooring which dates to the 4th century, among them a stock-room full of big storage dolia.
AD 1-15), a dolia and Tarraconensian Dressel 2-4 wine amphora cargo, there was a small wooden box, 12.
Partially buried dolia are also evident at Roman-influenced sites outside Italy, for example at the port city of Marseille, France (Goudineau 1980: 366, figure 295) and in the former Soviet Republic of Georgia (Weinhold 1978: figures 144, 145).
Analysis of fragments of amphorae and dolia, combined with the statistics on grape-pips (Py 1992), enable us to postulate a three-stage development of viticulture [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 3 OMITTED].