Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Leptiminus 2



Distinctive Features

This is an amphora in the Punic tradition, first noted and described by Opaiţ at Leptiminus in the following way: "This type was made in two variants, a smaller and a larger one, both having the same rim with a convex profile on the outer side; a sharp groove at the middle of the lip delineates a small retreat of its lower part. The amphora has a short neck, a well rounded shoulder, two small, rounded handles placed under it, and ends in a hollow conical spike" (Opaiţ, 2000).
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Date Range

From the end of the first to the first half of the third centuries AD (Opaiţ, 2000).
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Origin

Produced at Leptiminus in the Sahel region of Tunisia (Opaiţ, 2000).
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Distribution

Well represented in the Sahel region of Tunisia and also distributed in the western Mediterranean (Opaiţ, 2000): Herculaneum (?), Ostia, Marseille, Vienne, Lyon, Augst.
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Contents

Fish sauce (Opaiţ, 2000). An example from Marseille is pitched (Bonifay, 2004).
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Comments

Principal contributor: Michel Bonifay