Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Almagro 51A & B



Rim type - Collar
The rim is noticeably thickened in the form of a collar around the neck of the amphora.
Shoulder type - Rounded
The shoulder is noticeably present, usually supporting the handles, but there is no ridge.
Handles in profile - Ear-shaped
These handles are similar to the 'curved' variety, but are more reminiscent of the shape of a human ear.
Handles in section - Ridged
The handle has one or more ridges running down it.
Neck type - Conical
The neck is cone-shaped - it tapers upwards.
Body type - Tapered
The body tapers downwards: it is wider at the top.
Base type - Spike/tapered
There is a solid spike at the base of the amphora.
Capacity (average)
0-10 litres
Height
60.00cm - 94.00cm
Width
22.00cm - 33.00cm
Rim diameter
9.00cm - 11.00cm
Fabric
Almagro 51 fabric