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Rhodian (Camulodunum 184) amphoras

A two-handled amphora with peaked handles, a cylindrical neck and beaded rim. Produced on the island of Rhodes (GR) and adjacent parts of the Asia Minor, and widely distributed around the Mediterranean and across the north-west provinces during the 1st and 2nd centrury 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 Rhodian (Camulodunum 184) amphoras in Britain
Roman Pottery in Britain (Tyers 1996)
  • Fabric code: RHOD (p.93)
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National Roman Fabric Reference Collection
(Dore & Tomber 1998, Museum of London Archaeology Service Monograph 2)
  • Fabric code: P&W AM 9 (Peacock & Williams Class 9 amphorae, p.105).
  • Fabric code: RHO AM 1 (Rhodian (Pink) amphorae 1, p.112).
  • Fabric code: RHO AM 2 (Rhodian (Yellow) amphorae 1, p.113).
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Worcestershire ceramics online database
(Worcestershire Historic Environment and Archaeology Service)
  • Fabric no. 42.4 (Rhodian amphora)
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Museum of London ceramics catalogue
(Museum of London) Catalogue includes some images, but may include vessels of other types.
Rhodian (Camulodunum 184) amphoras
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