Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Gauloise 7

Distinctive Features

This is an amphora with a flat ringed base and a broad neck. The rim is everted without returning back on itself and ringed in relief at the level of the upper attachment of the handles, which have a groove. An ovoid body is assumed. There are two or three slightly different versions (Laubenheimer, 1985).

There are no complete examples.
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Date Range

Augustan period.


Production of this form is associated with other forms of amphora and is known in the workshops of Aspiran (Hérault), Velaux-Moulin du Pont, Marseille (Bouches-du-Rhône) and Fréjus (Var) (Laubenheimer, 1985; Bertucchi, 1992).
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Very limited regional distribution.
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Unknown, but probably wine.
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Principal contributor: Fanette Laubenheimer


Bertucchi 6B

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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