Kotyle is a software program for calculating the capacity of a ceramic vessel, like an amphora. The main use of Kotyle is for artifacts studied by archaeologists. https://kotyle.readthedocs.io/
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#! /usr/bin/env python
# -*- coding: utf-8 -*-
A Python package to measure the capacity of a ceramic vessel from its
This module loads an existing JSON file with measurement data and
calculates the vessel capacity.
:copyright: (c) 2020 Stefano Costa <steko@iosa.it>
:license: Apache License 2.0
import argparse, json
from kotyle.pappus import VesselCapacity
parser = argparse.ArgumentParser(description='Process some integers.')
parser.add_argument('profile', metavar='PROFILE', type=file, nargs='+',
help='the file(s) to process')
args = parser.parse_args()
def metro(file):
profile = json.loads(file.read())
vessel = VesselCapacity(profile)
d = {'volume': vessel.volume()*1000,
'title': profile['properties']['title'],
return d
def main():
for f in args.profile:
d = metro(f)
print('The capacity of "{title}" is {volume:03.2f}'.format(**d))
if __name__ == '__main__':