Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Amrit amphora



Rim type - Beaded
A simple rounded lip.
Shoulder type - Rounded
The shoulder is noticeably present, usually supporting the handles, but there is no ridge.
Handles in profile - Long vertical
These handles generaly appear on long-necked amphorae, attaching near the top of the neck progressing vertically downwards to the shoulder.
Handles in section - Grooved
The handle has one or more grooves distorting its shape in section.
Neck type - Cylindrical
The neck is cylinder-shaped.
Body type - Tapered
The body tapers downwards: it is wider at the top.
Base type - Button
There is a noticeable button-shape at the base of the amphora.
Capacity (average)
Unsure
Height
0.00cm - 95.00cm
Width
0.00cm - 34.00cm
Rim diameter
8.00cm - 12.00cm
Fabric
Amrit fabric