Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Chalk 6



Chalk 6

Courtesy of Roman Legionary Museum, Amgueddfa'r Lleng Rufeinig, Caerleon
David Williams

Distinctive Features

This is a small amphora with a slender spindle-shaped body; two handles made of a single rod of clay, oval in cross section, and a small triangular-shaped rim.
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Date Range

At Chalk the amphora was found in contexts deposited after c. AD 360, while the complete vessel from Caerleon came from a well which produced other pottery probably dating between AD 250-350 (Peacock & Williams, 1986). All of the Augst vessels date to the third century (Martin-Kilcher, 1994: 440).
Search: [3rd century AD] [4th century AD]

Origin

Not known.
Search: [Unknown]

Distribution

Chalk (Kent); Caerleon, Avenches (Peacock, 1977d) and Augst (Peacock, 1977d; Martin-Kilcher, 1994: 440).
Search: [Great Britain] [North West Europe] [Switzerland]

Contents

Unknown.

Comments

Principal contributor: David Williams

Classification

Augst 53
Peacock & Williams 50