Roman Amphorae: a digital resource

University of Southampton, 2005 (updated 2014)

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Dressel 28 fabric

Fabric Visual Characteristics

Amphorae of this form examined from Britain, and probably from southern France, tend to have a soft, slightly rough fairly fine-textured fabric, pinkish-buff (between 5YR 8/4 to 7.5YR 7/4) in colour.

Fabric Petrological Characteristics

There is some variability of fabric no doubt reflecting several different production centres.


Equivalent to: BAT AM 3 of the National Roman Fabric Reference Collection (Tomber & Dore, 1998: 85)

Amphora made from this fabric


i Dressel 28