Potsherd: Atlas of Roman Pottery

Mid-Roman Campanian amphoras

A cylindrical two-handled amphora with oval-section handles and an almond-shaped rim. The class (only recently recognized) was produced in Italy and has been recorded in gaul and Britain. 3rd century AD.

Roman Amphoras in Britain
(Tyers 1996: Roman amphoras in Britain. Internet Archaeology 1 Council for British Archaeology. doi:10.11141/ia.1.6)
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 Mid-Roman Campanian amphoras in Britain
Roman Pottery in Britain (Tyers 1996)
  • Fabric code: MRCA (p.91)
Thumbnail images (click for higher resolution):
National Roman Fabric Reference Collection
(Dore & Tomber 1998, Museum of London Archaeology Service Monograph 2)
  • Fabric code: CAM AM 1 (Campanian (Black sand) amphorae 1, p.88).
Thumbnail images
DICOCER: Dictionnaire des Céramiques Antiques
(Py, ed 1993)
  • Fabric code: A-ITI [PDF] (Amphores italiques d'époque impériale)
Pages may include descriptions of related types (text in French).
Mid-Roman Campanian amphoras
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