Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Dressel 12



Distinctive Features

A short everted rim and long slim neck with ovoid handles. The body is cylindrical with a short solid spike.
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Date Range

Mid first century BC to the later second century AD (Beltrán, 1970).
Search: [1st century BC] [1st century AD] [2nd century AD]

Origin

Along the southern Spanish coast, where the form was certainly made at Algeciras (Zevi, 1966; Beltrán, 1970; 1977; Sotomayor, 1969).
Search: [North West Europe] [Spain] [Western Mediterranean]

Distribution

Spain and Italy (Beltrán, 1970), but rare in the northern provinces (cf. Ettlinger, 1977).
Search: [Italy] [North West Europe] [Spain] [Western Mediterranean]

Contents

Tituli picti suggest fish-based products (Zevi, 1966; Beltrán, 1970).

Comments

Principal contributor: David Williams

Classification

Augst 22
Beltrán 3
Ostia 52
Peacock & Williams 14

CEIPAC link

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 http://ceipac.ub.edu/corpus_reg.php?IDM=e