Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Camulodunum 139



Camulodunum 139

Courtesy of Castle Museum, Colchester
Stephen Yates

Distinctive Features

This type, is strictly speaking, more of a flagon than an amphora. It has only one long, vertical handle, attached below the rim and to the shoulder. There is a simple beaded rim, the neck is cylindrical, and the body ovoid, tapering towards a flat base.
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Date Range

Late first century BC - first century AD.
Search: [1st century BC] [1st century AD]

Origin

The only fabric noted for this form, the "black-sand fabric", suggests an origin from the bay of Naples region of Italy (see also chemical work by Thierrin-Michael in Martin-Kilcher, 1994: 383-4).
Search: [Italy] [North West Europe]

Distribution

This type has been found in Britain at Camulodunum (Hawkes & Hull, 1947: Pl. LXIX), Augst [Martin-Kilcher, 1994: 383-4) and Pompeii.
Search: [Great Britain] [Italy] [North West Europe] [Switzerland]

Contents

Perhaps wine or a wine product (for example Passum?)
Search: [Wine]

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Principal contributor: David Williams