Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Late Roman amphora 13

Late Roman amphora 13

Courtesy of Dr. J. Riley
John Riley

Distinctive Features

A conical neck with everted thickened rim and fairly thick oval handles, slightly bowed, from the top of the neck to the shoulder rising level with the rim, and a bag-shaped body with rounded base.
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Date Range

Probably late sixth/early seventh to eighth centuries AD (Riley, 1979).
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Cyprus (Domestica, 2005). From the late Roman kiln sites at Amathus and Paphos.
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Primarily the eastern Mediterranean, specifically Istanbul, Crete, and Benghazi (Riley, 1979). Cyprus, Samos and the Black Sea region (Demestica, 2005)
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Principal contributor: David Williams


Benghazi Late Roman Amphora 13
Peacock & Williams 54

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