Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Gauloise 10

Distinctive Features

This amphora has a solid pointed spike at the end of a tapering body. The neck is slightly curved at its widest point under the rim, which is everted and made by returning the wedge of clay on itself, the upper face being rounded. The handles have an oval or rounded section (Laubenheimer, 1989). There are no complete examples.
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Date Range

The workshop at de Ste-Cécile-les-Vignes is dated to the Augustan period.
Search: [1st century BC] [1st century AD]


Two workshops are known in Provence at Le Castellet and at Ste-Cécile-les-Vignes.
Search: [France] [North West Europe]


A fairly local distribution.
Search: [France] [North Africa]




Principal contributor: Fanette Laubenheimer

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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