Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Gauloise 2



Gauloise 2

Courtesy of Musée Archaéologique Intercommunal d’Istres
David Williams

Distinctive Features

This is an amphora with a flat ringed base, a sharply curved neck, with a ring in relief at the level of the upper attachment of the handles. The rim is made by folding the clay back on itself, making the exterior face rectilinear or concave. The flat handles carry one, two or three grooves.There can be some slight variation in form (Laubenheimer, 1989 ; Bertucchi, 1992).
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Date Range

Around 40 BC to the Augustan period.
Search: [1st century BC] [1st century AD]

Origin

Production workshops are found in Gallia Narbonensis and Provence: Marseille, Puyloubier and Velaux-Moulin-du-Pont (Bouches-du-Rhône) (Laubenheimer, 1989).
Search: [France] [Germany] [North West Europe]

Distribution

Distributed in small quantities throughout the whole of Gaul and as far as Germany according to recent research (Laubenheimer, 1989; Remesal Rodríguez and Revilla, 1991).
Search: [France] [Germany] [North West Europe]

Contents

Probably wine.
Search: [Wine]

Comments

Principal contributor: Fanette Laubenheimer

Classification

Augst 11
Bertucchi 6

CEIPAC link

The following link will take you to the Centro para el Estudio de la Interdependencia Provincial en la Antiguedad Clásica CEIPAC database. In the CEIPAC system this amphora has the ID KE51+BYZ. Note: access to CEIPAC requires registration, which is possible via http://ceipac.ub.edu/corpus_reg.php?IDM=e

Terres d’Amphores

Terres d’Amphores
The above link will take you to the new digital database of amphora types and fabrics from Gaulish production centres, 1st - 3rd century A.D. (Maison Archéologie & Ethnologie, René-Ginouvès).