Potsherd: Atlas of Roman Pottery

Chalk 6 amphoras

A tall two-handled amphora with a tapering body in a red-brown fabric with paler surfaces. A rare type with only a few specimens recorded from Britain and Gaul and dating to the 3rd and 4th centuries. The source is unknown.

Roman Amphorae: a digital resource
(University of Southampton, 2005. doi:10.5284/1000021) Pages include details of typology, chronology, distribution, epigraphy and hi-resolution images of thin-sections.
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Distribution of Chalk 6 amphoras in Britain
National Roman Fabric Reference Collection
(Dore & Tomber 1998, Museum of London Archaeology Service Monograph 2)
  • Fabric code: P&W AM 50 (Peacock & Williams Class 50 amphorae, p.110).
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