Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Aquincum 78



Aquincum 78

Courtesy of Dr. László Kocsis
Tamás Bezeczky

Distinctive Features

The formal characteristics of the amphora resemble the Dressel 6B type. The rim has the shape of a chalice. On the outer side it has a groove which runs either horizontally or sinuously. The rim attaches to the neck at a sharp angle. The neck and the body are continuous, the latter ending in oval-shaped base ending in a short stub. The thin, small handles are attached to the upper part of the body. Their cross-section is circular.
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Date Range

It was current between the end of the first and the end of the second centuries AD.
Search: [1st century AD] [2nd century AD]

Origin

Unknown
Search: [Unknown]

Distribution

Discovered on a shipwreck at Grado (Aquileia) and it is widely distributed throughout Pannonia (Poetovio, Salla, Arrabona, Mursella, Tokod, Aquincum, Mursa) (Dell' Amico, 1997; Bezeczky, 1998; Bezeczky, 2005)
Search: [Central Europe] [Italy] [North West Europe]

Contents

Tituli picti suggest possibly Liquamen
Search: [Liquamen]

Comments

Principal contributor: Tamás Bezeczky