Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Egloff 172



Egloff 172

Courtesy of Dr. Imad Khalil. Graeco-Roman Museum at Alexandria
Imad Khalil

Distinctive Features

This is a long cylindrical, grooved neck with two short handles attached to the collared rim and the top of the neck, as well as a long narrow slightly tapered body with a small knobbed base. The size varies somewhat (Bailey, 1998).
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Date Range

From the late fourth century AD to the late fifth or slightly later (Egloff, 1977; Bailey, 1998; Tomber & Williams, 2000).
Search: [4th century AD] [5th century AD]

Origin

The Nile region of Egypt (Tomber & Williams, 2000).
Search: [Egypt] [North Africa]

Distribution

Frequent at Alexandria, Egypt in general, but also occurring in small numbers at Carthage, Benghazi, Ostia and the western provinces (Hayes, 1976; Riley, 1979; Bailey, 1998; Tomber & Williams, 2000).
Search: [Egypt] [Italy] [North Africa] [North West Europe] [Tunisia] [Western Mediterranean]

Contents

Wine. Capacity varies between 7.5 and 25 litres (Bailey, 1998).
Search: [Wine]

Comments

Principal contributor: David Williams

Classification

Peacock & Williams 53