Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Dressel 2-4 Loire Basin



Distinctive Features

Two variations of the Dressel 2-4 type are known. The first is tall with a long cylindrical body, long neck and solid spike, with a thickened rim and pseudo-bifid handles that turn at a sharp angle at the summit. The second is smaller with more of an ovoid body and a hollow spike. The handles are again pseudo-bifid and gently bend at a small bifid rim (Schweitz et alii, 1986; Martin-Kilcher, 1994).
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Date Range

Between c. AD 40-60 and the of the first century AD.
Search: [1st century AD]

Origin

Workshops are known at Crouzilles - Mougon, in the Loire basin (Schweitz et alii, 1986; Laubenheimer, 1986), where the Dressel 2-4 accounted for about 20% of production (Gauloise 4 was also made - Schweitz et alii, 1986).
Search: [France] [North West Europe]

Distribution

France and Switzerland: Loire region, Augst (Schweitz et al, 1986; Martin-Kilcher, 1994)
Search: [France] [North West Europe] [Switzerland]

Contents

Wine is assumed.
Search: [Wine]

Comments

Principal contributor: David Williams

Classification

Callender 2
Koan Amphora
Peacock & Williams 10

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

Terres d’Amphores

Terres d’Amphores
The above link will take you to the new digital database of amphora types and fabrics from Gaulish production centres, 1st - 3rd century A.D. (Maison Archéologie & Ethnologie, René-Ginouvès).