Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Sidi Jdidi 2

Distinctive Features

This belongs to the latest series of north African amphorae and was first noted the 1990’s in the Sidi Jdidi region (Bonifay, 2002). It is a tall cylindrical amphora with a wide slim band-shaped rim, grooved on the outer face. It has an elongated cone-shaped neck with combed decoration and wide cylindrical body ending in a solid cylindrical foot, thickened at the base.
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Date Range

Seventh century AD
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Probably in the northern Hammamet Gulf region of Tunisia.
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Distributed in Tunisia, mainly in around the northern Hammamet Gulf area but also in the Dougga region: Sidi Jdidi, Pupput, Nabeul, Wadi Arremel (Bonifay, 2004), Aïn Wassel (Dougga region) (Maurina, 2000).
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Principal contributor: Michel Bonifay

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