Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Agora K109



Distinctive Features

This type bears a superficial resemblance to the Keay 1 type, though the shoulders are angled more sharply and body is more concave. The thickened rim is gently everted and the well-rounded. The body exhibits wheel ridges.
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Date Range

Third to fourth centuries AD.
Search: [3rd century AD] [4th century AD]

Origin

Mauretania Caesariensis has been suggested as a possibility (Panella, 2002).
Search: [Algeria] [North Africa]

Distribution

Athens, France, Alexandria and in north Africa.
Search: [Egypt] [France] [Greece] [North Africa] [North West Europe]

Contents

Perhaps wine.
Search: [Wine]

Comments

Principal contributor: David Williams

Classification

Ostia 4

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