Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Amphorae Saumure d'Espagne

Rim type - Collar
The rim is noticeably thickened in the form of a collar around the neck of the amphora.
Shoulder type - Carinated
The shoulder displays distinct carination - a ridge where the shoulder meets the body of the amphora.
Handles in profile - Curved
The handles gently curve from the neck to shoulder.
Handles in section - Ovoid/Elliptical
The handle appears to be ovoid or elliptical in section.
Neck type - Broad/wide
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)
Rim diameter