Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Brindisi amphora fabric

Fabric Visual Characteristics

A fairly hard, slightly rough fabric containing a few small white inclusions of limestone. Reddish-yellow to buff throughout (5YR 7/6-7.5YR 7/4).

Fabric Petrological Characteristics

Samples from Apani contain frequent subangular quartz grains and small fragments of limestone, some of it fossiliferous, together with flecks of mica and occasional grains of pyroxene (Peacock & Williams, 1986: Class 1).

Amphora made from this fabric


i Brindisian amphora