Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Dressel 9 & 10 similis - Lyon



Rim type - Flaring
The rim flares out sharply, in a more pronounced manner than an everted rim.
Shoulder type - Rounded
The shoulder is noticeably present, usually supporting the handles, but there is no ridge.
Handles in profile - Arched
The handles form high arches, without coming to a point.
Handles in section - Bifid
This is a distinctive feature of the Dressel 2-4 type. The handle is formed from two rods, appearing as a figure-8 in section.
Neck type - Cylindrical
The neck is cylinder-shaped.
Body type - Piriform
The body is pear-shaped: it is wider towards the bottom of the amphora.
Base type - Long hollow
The base and foot are long and hollow.
Capacity (average)
Unsure
Height
85.00cm - 87.00cm
Width
37.00cm - 39.00cm
Rim diameter
15.00cm - 17.00cm
Fabric
Lyon fabric