Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Distinctive Features

This is a curious amphora form that appears to be a hybrid between the Baetican type Dressel 20 and the flat-based Gauloise 4. It has a large downturned rim, short arched handles, a broad globular body with a little decoration near the bottom and a basal wart.
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Date Range

Uncertain, but possibly second century AD.
Search: [2nd century AD]

Origin

As far as we know this amphora is unparalleled and may well be a local East Anglian product, although possible similar vessels in Verulamium Region White Ware are known from Brockley Hill and Wilcote, Oxfordshire (Seeley, pers. comm).
Search: [Great Britain] [North Africa]

Distribution

Weeting, south-west Norfolk (Clark, 1955).
Search: [Great Britain] [North West Europe]

Contents

Unknown.

Comments

Principal contributor: David Williams

Classification

Globular amphora with strap handles and rounded rim