Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Gauloise 11

Distinctive Features

This is a small amphora with a solid pointed spike. The neck is gently curved outwards with a ring in relief at the level of the upper attachment of the handles. It has an everted rim with the external face being flat or concave (Laubenheimer, 1989).
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Date Range

First century AD.
Search: [1st century AD]


A workshop is known at Mandelieu-la-Napoule (Alpes-Maritimes) (Rivet,1986).
Search: [France] [North West Europe]


Unknown, but possibly fish-sauce ?
Search: [Fish Sauce]


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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