Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Keay 52 fabric

Fabric Visual Characteristics

A hard, rough, sandy somewhat micaceous fabric. It is pinkish light-brown in colour (7.5Y 7/4 to 6/4).

Fabric Petrological Characteristics

Material thought to be from Calabria is dominated by metamorphic inclusions, primarily quartz-mica-schist, plentiful strands of mica and some quartz grains.

Amphora made from this fabric


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