Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Ostia 59



Distinctive Features

An early north African amphora. This type is characterised by a rounded rim, a wide cylindrical neck and short bent handles. The body is wide and almost cylindrical, tapered to a tubular hollow spike, flattened at the base.
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Date Range

Second half of the first to middle of the second centuries AD.
Search: [1st century AD] [2nd century AD]

Origin

No archaeological evidence but probably Tunisia.
Search: [North Africa] [Tunisia]

Distribution

A scattered distribution in the western Mediterranean: Carthage, Pompeii, Ostia, Luni, Fréjus and Augst.
Search: [France] [Italy] [Libya] [North Africa] [North West Europe] [Switzerland] [Western Mediterranean]

Contents

Perhaps olive oil (Panella, 1982).
Search: [Olive Oil]

Comments

Principal contributor: Michel Bonifay