Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Ayla-Axum



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 - Bowed
The handles form a broad, curving sweep away from the body and neck of the amphora. They are generally longer than the 'curved' handles.
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 - Button
There is a noticeable button-shape at the base of the amphora.
Capacity (average)
0-10 litres
Height
75.00cm - 100.00cm
Width
0.00cm
Rim diameter
0.00cm
Fabric
Ayla-Axum fabric