Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Amphore Égyptienne 2

Distinctive Features

This has a small simple collared rim, with two arched handles resting on the curved shoulder on the top section of an ovoid body leading to a small solid spike.
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Date Range

Second century AD.
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Around the shores of Lake Mariout in the Delta region of Egypt (Empereur & Picon, 1986; 1989; 1992).
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The present evidence suggests a fairly regional distribution.
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Wine of the Mariout region (Empereur & Picon, 1986; 1989; 1992)
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Principal contributor: David Williams

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