Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Augst 46

Distinctive Features

This is a very small vessel with close-set rilling completely covering the body. It has a wide mouth with small lip, small semi-circular ovoid handles and a small hollow point at the base. It may be related to the slightly larger amphora Augst 47 or Peacock & Williams Class 66.
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Date Range

The type vessel at Augst was dated to the second half of the first century AD (Martin-Kilcher, 1994).
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Unknown but quite possibly Palestine.
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Augst (Martin-Kilcher, 1994).
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Principal contributor: David Williams

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