Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Pompeii 13

Pompeii 13

Courtesy of Dr. Imad Khalil / Graeco-Roman Museum at Alexandria
Imad Khalil

Distinctive Features

This has a very broad mouth and neck, with long and sharply peaked bifid handles, reaching over one-third of the way down the length of the body, and resting on a widening of the neck where it becomes the shoulder. Somewhat similar in form to Agora M54.
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Date Range

Late first to second centuries AD (Panella, 1986).
Search: [1st century AD] [2nd century AD]


Possibly Cilicia? (Reynolds, 2005a)
Search: [Eastern Mediterranean] [Western Asia Minor]


This form has occurred in Pompeii, Italy, Adriatic region and the eastern Mediterranean and Pannonia (Bezeczky, 1994a; Panella, 1986; Auriemma & Quiri, 2004; Reynolds, 2005a).
Search: [Eastern Mediterranean] [Italy] [North West Europe] [Western Asia Minor]


Possibly wine.
Search: [Wine]


Principal contributor: David Williams


Agora G198