Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Gauloise 1 similis in Verulamium White Ware



Rim type - Flaring
The rim flares out sharply, in a more pronounced manner than an everted rim.
Shoulder type - None/smooth
There is no shoulder: the body of the amphora is uninterrupted.
Handles in profile - Long vertical
These handles generaly appear on long-necked amphorae, attaching near the top of the neck progressing vertically downwards to the shoulder.
Handles in section - Grooved
The handle has one or more grooves distorting its shape in section.
Neck type - Hourglass
The neck takes the form of an hourglass, narrowing at its mid-point.
Body type - Ovoid
The body is ovoid or elliptical in profile.
Base type - Ringed
The base has a foot ring
Capacity (average)
Unsure
Height
530.00cm
Width
380.00cm
Rim diameter
130.00cm
Fabric
Gauloise 1 Verulamium White Ware fabric