Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Keay 47 fabric

Fabric Visual Characteristics

This is a hard fabric of dull orange to ochre colour on the outer edge while the inner edge exhibits a reduced fabric of dirty grey/buff. It has moderate elutriaation, with hackly fracture and occasional air holes.

Fabric Petrological Characteristics

Inclusions consist of frequent quartz, moderate ferromagnesian minerals, rare calcite, some mica and occasional impressions of vegetable matter.

Amphora made from this fabric