Potsherd: Atlas of Roman Pottery

Dressel 7-11 'salazon' amphoras

A series of cylindrical two-handled amphoras in pale fabrics produced in southern Spain with a wide distribution around the western Mediterranean and across the north-west provinces during the 1st and 2nd centuries AD.

Illustration from Dressel's typology
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 Dressel 7-11 'salazon' amphoras in Britain
Roman Pottery in Britain (Tyers 1996)
  • Fabric code: SALA (p.98)
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National Roman Fabric Reference Collection
(Dore & Tomber 1998, Museum of London Archaeology Service Monograph 2)
  • Fabric code: BAT AM 1 (Baetican (Early) amphorae 1, p.84).
  • Fabric code: CAD AM (Cadiz amphorae, p.87).
  • Fabric code: P&W AM 16 (Peacock & Williams Class 16 amphorae, p.107).
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Worcestershire ceramics online database
(Worcestershire Historic Environment and Archaeology Service)
  • Fabric no. 42.5 (Camulodunum 186A type amphora (Cadiz fabric))
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Museum of London ceramics catalogue
(Museum of London) Catalogue includes some images, but may include vessels of other types.
Dressel 7-11 'salazon' amphoras
URL: http://potsherd.net/atlas/Ware/SALA • © Text 1996, 2014: Layout 2012, 2014. Some images may be linked to other web sites.