Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Distinctive Features

This amphora comes in two forms. A large version has a thickened rim, two short curved handles and a broad cylindrical body ending in a short basal wart. A much smaller type has an upright rim, two long arched handles reaching to the top of the rim, a short ovoid body and a short hollow toe (Marangou-Lerat, 1995).
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Date Range

Early first to mid third century AD.
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Origin

Two production sites are known in Crete, at Dermatos on the south coast and Trypitos on the north-east coast (Marangou-Lerat, 1995).
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Distribution

Commonly found in Crete but in small numbers also reaching Athens, Alexandria, Pompeii, Fréjus and Narbonne (Marangou-Lerat, 1995).
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Contents

Wine is assumed.
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Principal contributor: David Williams