Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Pompeii 38

Pompeii 38

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

Distinctive Features

This type is distinguished by its characteristic carinated shoulder, distinctive ringed spike and slightly peaked oval handles. The neck and body are both cylindrical.
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Date Range

Sciallano & Sibella (1991) suggest second to first centuries BC, although Martin-Kilcher (1994: 440) reports finds in a context dating to the late first century BC to the early second century AD.
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Cnidos and the Datcha peninsula (Panella, 1986; Bezeczky, 2005).
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Italy and the northern provinces (Panella, 1986; Martin-Kilcher, 1994; Bezeczky, 2005).
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Principal contributor: David Williams