Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Rim type - Everted
The rim becomes gently wider towards the top.
Shoulder type - Rounded
The shoulder is noticeably present, usually supporting the handles, but there is no ridge.
Handles in profile - Ring
These handles are generally smaller than the 'curved' handles, forming a small semi-circular profile.
Handles in section - Ovoid/Elliptical
The handle appears to be ovoid or elliptical in section.
Neck type - Conical
The neck is cone-shaped - it tapers upwards.
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
110.00cm - 112.00cm
Width
35.00cm - 38.00cm
Rim diameter
12.00cm - 13.00cm
Fabric
Tunisian fabric