Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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LRA 13 fabric

Fabric Visual Characteristics

Examples from Benghazi were in a medium-hard orange fabric and a hard sandy-grey (10YR 4/2) fabric fired reddish-brown at the edges and containing small white inclusions.

Fabric Petrological Characteristics

In thin-section, the sample of the Benghazi fabric contained much limestone, including foraminifera, and grains of quartz (Peacock & Williams, 1986: Class 54).

Amphora made from this fabric


i Late Roman amphora 13