Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Augst 33

Distinctive Features

The overall form is quite similar to the Augst 34 / Fréjus-Lenzburg amphora. The rim is prominent and flares outwards from the cylindrical neck, while the handles are grooved, the body is ovoid and the base flat.
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Date Range

From the Flavian period to the second century AD (Martin-Kilcher, 1994; Baudoux, 1996).
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Macroscopic and chemical analysis places the production in Fréjus (Brentchaloff, 1988; Brentchaloff, 1990; Sciallano & Sibella, 1991; Laubenheimer, 1992).
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Augst, Nyon, Lenzburg, Vindonissa, Wiesbaden, southern France.
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Fréjus- Lenzburg


The following link will take you to the Centro para el Estudio de la Interdependencia Provincial en la Antiguedad Clásica CEIPAC database. In the CEIPAC system this amphora has the ID KE51+BYZ. Note: access to CEIPAC requires registration, which is possible via

Terres d’Amphores

Terres d’Amphores
The above link will take you to the new digital database of amphora types and fabrics from Gaulish production centres, 1st - 3rd century A.D. (Maison Archéologie & Ethnologie, René-Ginouvès).

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