Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Tripolitanian 1

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 - Short vertical
These handles travel upwards vertically from the shoulder, but only a short distance before turning inwards to the neck.
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 - Spike/tapered
There is a solid spike at the base of the amphora.
Capacity (average)
98.00cm - 105.00cm
33.00cm - 36.00cm
Rim diameter
14.00cm - 15.00cm
Tripolitanian fine fabric
Tripolitanian coarser fabric