Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Crétoise 2 fabric

Fabric Visual Characteristics

Normally a hard, smooth fabric with small white limestone inclusions, light brown to buff (7.5YR 6/4-7/4) in colour.

Fabric Petrological Characteristics

Samples from Benghazi were found to contain frequent small inclusions of limestone and some foriminifera, with quartz grains, a little epidote and flecks of mica (Peacock & Williams, 1986, Class 41). However, given the wide geographical spread of the production sites on Crete there are bound to be a variety of fabrics.

Amphora made from this fabric

 

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