Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Dressel 10

Distinctive Features

This type has a bell-shaped mouth with a rim which has a concave outer face, that is sometimes similar to those of the Dressel 7-9; it also has a cylindrical neck which is generally smaller than those of the Dressel 7 or Dressel 8 necks and the same size as thst of the Dressel 9. It has flattened handles, straight or lightly curved, sometimes elbowed; an ovoid body which has a short hollow spike ending in a flat or sharp bottom (Beltrán Lloris, 1970; Peacock & Williams, 1986). García Vargas (1998) has identified four subtypes of this form.
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Date Range

From the beginning of the first century AD to the Flavian period.
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Kilns in the modern province of Cádiz: El Olivar, El Almendral, Martelilla (Jerez de la Frontera), Buena Vista, Cantarranas (El Puerto de Santa María), El Gallinero, Puente Melchor, Torrealta A, Villanueva (Puerto Real), Cerro de los Mártires (San Fernando).
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The western Roman provinces at such sites as: Setúbal, Cascais; Rome (Castro Praetorio), Ostia (La Longarina), Verona; Córdoba, Empúries, Oberaden; Vindonissa.
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Several varieties of fish sauce:

Tituli picti found on Dressel 10 mention:
-l(i)q(uaminis) f(los), CIL XV, 4720.
-m(u)ria, CIL XV, 4727.
-ha(llec) s(combri), CIL XV, 4731.
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Principal contributor: Lazaro Lagóstena


Augst 23B


The following link will take you to the Centro para el Estudio de la Interdependencia Provincial en la Antiguedad Clásica CEIPAC database. In the CEIPAC system this amphora has the ID KE51+BYZ. Note: access to CEIPAC requires registration, which is possible via