Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Distinctive Features

This is a free-standing ‘table-amphora’, with a wide ring foot base. Wide tronco-conical body bearing marked ribbing. Handles attached from the rim face to the shoulder. The rim and handles suggest a connection with the north Palestinian type Agora M334.
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Date Range

Exports date to the early third century AD.
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Possibly from northern Palestine?
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Exports focused on southern France e.g. Lyon, Avenches, and Rhineland but are generally rare, and very rare in Beirut (only one example known).
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Carbonised dates were found in an example from Avenches (Callender, 1965: Fig. 20, no. 4)
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Principal contributor: Paul Reynolds

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