Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Gauloise 6

Distinctive Features

This is an amphora which is assumed to have had an ovoid body. It has a thick accentuated everted rim. There is a ring in relief beneath it at the level of the upper attachment of the handles. The handles have one or two grooves, and the lower attachment is marked by a thumb impression (Laubenheimer, 1985). There are no complete examples known.
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First century AD.
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A single workshop is known at Cannes in the Alpes-Maritimes, (Laubenheimer, 1985: 299).
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Cannes, France.
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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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