Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Dressel 35

Dressel 35

Courtesy of Musée Archaéologique Intercommunal d’Istres
David Williams

Distinctive Features

This is a small amphora, to a certain extent resembling a much-shortened version of the Rhodian type. The peaked handles are attached to a comparatively wide neck, while it has a short and ovoid body ending in a smallish stub and a simple, rounded rim.
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First century AD ? (Sciallano & Sibella, 1991)
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The Aegean region? (Sciallano & Sibella, 1991).
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Rome, Switzerland (Sciallano & Sibella, 1991).
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Perhaps wine.
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Principal contributor: David Williams

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