Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Kapitän 1



Distinctive Features

A simple, slightly inverted rim and long neck with two arched rod handles stretching from just below the rim to the shoulder and with a long tapering body ending in a hollow spike. There is also a squatter version of the form (Martin-Kilcher, 1994).
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Date Range

Late first to second centuries AD at Augst (Martin-Kilcher, 1994) but seems to continue into the third, possibly fourth centuries AD (Panella, 1973; 1986).
Search: [1st century AD] [2nd century AD] [3rd century AD] [4th century AD]

Origin

Uncertain, although the Aegean have been postulated (Panella, 1973; Carandini & Panella, 1981).
Search: [Eastern Mediterranean] [The Aegean]

Distribution

A wide, if thin, distribution in the Mediterranean from the Aegean to Sicily, Rome, Ostia, the Adriatic and Marseille (Panella, 1973; 1986; Peacock & Williams, 1986; Auriemma & Quiri, 2004). It was also present at Augst (Martin-Kilcher, 1994).
Search: [France] [Italy] [North West Europe] [Switzerland] [The Aegean] [Western Mediterranean]

Contents

Unknown but wine seems likely.
Search: [Wine]

Comments

Principal contributor: David Williams

Classification

Ostia 9
Peacock & Williams 56