Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Sidi Jdidi 1

Distinctive Features

A tall and wide cylindrical amphora. The rim is round in section, sometimes underlined by an internal groove, with a short cone-shaped neck with quite massive handles. It has a very wide body, terminated by a small solid cylindrical foot, thickened at the base. There is combed decoration on the neck and shoulder.
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Date Range

Sixth to seventh centuries AD.
Search: [5th century AD] [6th century AD]


Production is attested to in the Zeugitana region at Sidi Zahruni (Nabeul) (Ghalia et alii, 2005).
Search: [North Africa] [Tunisia]


Distributed in northern Tunisia, Carthage (Peacock, 1984a: Type 48), Sidi Jdidi, Nabeul (Bonifay, 2004) and perhaps also in Catalunya (Keay, 1984: Type 64).
Search: [Libya] [North Africa] [North West Europe] [Spain] [Tunisia] [Western Mediterranean]




Principal contributor: Michel Bonifay


Keay 64