Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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University of Southampton (2014) Roman Amphorae: a digital resource [data-set]. York: Archaeology Data Service [distributor] https://doi.org/10.5284/1028192

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Dressel 6A fabric

Fabric Visual Characteristics

A fairly soft, smooth, slightly micaceous fabric, sometimes with a sparse scatter of small-lumps of dull red iron ore, commonly buff (7.5YR 7/4) to creamy buff (10YR 8/3-7/3 through to 5YR 7/4-6/4) with a pale orange core (Peacock & Williams, 1986).

Fabric Petrological Characteristics

Normally containing little other than fine grains of quartz, flecks of mica and occasionally limestone and iron ore (Peacock & Williams, 1986). Zircon, rutile, titanite and epidote occur as accessory minerals (Bezeczky pers. com.).

Amphora made from this fabric

 

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