Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Lomba do Canho 67

Distinctive Features

This is the pre-cursor of the Haltern 70.

It has a thickened, rounded everted rim with a hoizontal groove, thick neck, short oval shaped handles, ovoid body with a short hollow spike. The handles have a median groove.
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Date Range

Produced in the second half of the first century BC.
Search: [1st century BC]


Baetica (Molina Vidal, 1993; Carreras et alii, 2005).
Search: [Spain] [Western Mediterranean]


Fairly widespread distribution in the western Mediterranean including Portugal, Toulouse, Ventimiglia, Valencia, Rabat, Arganil and Emp├║ries, (Carreras, 2003), and at Ephesus (Bezeczky, 2004) in the eastern Mediterranean.
Search: [Eastern Mediterranean] [France] [Morocco] [North Africa] [North West Europe] [Portugal] [Spain] [Western Asia Minor] [Western Mediterranean]


Probably defrutum or sapa.
Search: [Defrutum]


Principal contributor: David Williams