Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

Data copyright © University of Southampton unless otherwise stated


Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) logo

Primary contact

Dr David Williams
Dept of Archaeology
University of Southampton
Avenue Campus
Highfield
Southampton
SO17 1BJ
England
Tel: 080 593032

Send e-mail enquiry

Resource identifiers

Digital Object Identifiers

Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) are persistent identifiers which can be used to consistently and accurately reference digital objects and/or content. The DOIs provide a way for the ADS resources to be cited in a similar fashion to traditional scholarly materials. More information on DOIs at the ADS can be found on our help page.

Citing this DOI

The updated Crossref DOI Display guidelines recommend that DOIs should be displayed in the following format:

https://doi.org/10.5284/1028192
Sample Citation for this DOI

University of Southampton (2014) Roman Amphorae: a digital resource [data-set]. York: Archaeology Data Service [distributor] https://doi.org/10.5284/1028192

University of Southampton logo

Gauloise 7



Distinctive Features

This is an amphora with a flat ringed base and a broad neck. The rim is everted without returning back on itself and ringed in relief at the level of the upper attachment of the handles, which have a groove. An ovoid body is assumed. There are two or three slightly different versions (Laubenheimer, 1985).

There are no complete examples.
See characteristics

Date Range

Augustan period.

Origin

Production of this form is associated with other forms of amphora and is known in the workshops of Aspiran (Hérault), Velaux-Moulin du Pont, Marseille (Bouches-du-Rhône) and Fréjus (Var) (Laubenheimer, 1985; Bertucchi, 1992).
Search: [France] [North West Europe]

Distribution

Very limited regional distribution.
Search: [France] [North West Europe]

Contents

Unknown, but probably wine.
Search: [Wine]

Comments

Principal contributor: Fanette Laubenheimer

Classification

Bertucchi 6B

Terres d’Amphores

Terres d’Amphores
The above link will take you to the new digital database of amphora types and fabrics from Gaulish production centres, 1st - 3rd century A.D. (Maison Archéologie & Ethnologie, René-Ginouvès).