Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Keay 55



Rim type - Rounded
The rim is gently rounded.
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 - Ovoid/Elliptical
The handle appears to be ovoid or elliptical in section.
Neck type - Cylindrical
The neck is cylinder-shaped.
Body type - Cylindrical
The body of the amphora is cylinder-shaped, displaying little curvature.
Base type - Button
There is a noticeable button-shape at the base of the amphora.
Capacity (average)
65-70 litres
Height
0.00cm
Width
35.00cm - 37.00cm
Rim diameter
11.00cm - 12.00cm
Fabric
Tunisian fabric