Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Gauloise 9

Distinctive Features

This is an amphora with a flat ringed base. The everted rim forms a wide band, with a short curved neck which has a ring in relief at the level of the upper attachment of the handles . An ovoid body is assumed (Laubenheimer, 1985). There are no known complete examples of this form.
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Date Range

Augustan to early 1st century AD.
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A workshop is known at Aspiran (Hérault), inGallia Narbonensis).
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A fairly local distribution.
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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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