Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

Data copyright © University of Southampton unless otherwise stated


Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) logo

Primary contact

Dr David Williams
Dept of Archaeology
University of Southampton
Avenue Campus
Highfield
Southampton
SO17 1BJ
England
Tel: 080 593032

Send e-mail enquiry

Resource identifiers

Digital Object Identifiers

Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) are persistent identifiers which can be used to consistently and accurately reference digital objects and/or content. The DOIs provide a way for the ADS resources to be cited in a similar fashion to traditional scholarly materials. More information on DOIs at the ADS can be found on our help page.

Citing this DOI

The updated Crossref DOI Display guidelines recommend that DOIs should be displayed in the following format:

https://doi.org/10.5284/1028192
Sample Citation for this DOI

University of Southampton (2014) Roman Amphorae: a digital resource [data-set]. York: Archaeology Data Service [distributor] https://doi.org/10.5284/1028192

University of Southampton logo

Augst 17



Distinctive Features

This is a small, flat-bottomed form that was sometimes stamped. It has an everted rim, grooved handles and ovoid body. Two types have been recognized: Lyon 4A and 4B (Dangreaux et al, 1992; Martin-Kilcher, 1994; Desbat, 2003).
See characteristics

Date Range

Second half of the first century AD and continues into the second century AD.
Search: [1st century AD] [2nd century AD]

Origin

Lyon (Desbat, 2003).
Search: [France] [North West Europe]

Distribution

France and Switzerland: Lyon, Augst, Geneva, Lenzburg (Martin-Kilcher, 1994; Desbat, 2003).
Search: [France] [North West Europe] [Switzerland]

Contents

Tituli picti indicate fish sauce.

Comments

Principal contributor: David Williams

Classification

Lyon 4A
Lyon 4B

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).