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Amphora

 

Date: 4th Century BC

Place: From Delos, Greece. Recovered off the coast near Costa Brava, Spain.

 

Photographed at the M. C. Carlos Museum, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

 

Often the only evidence left of Roman shipwrecks are the barnacle covered amphora.

 

Terracotta Transport Amphorae

 

Greek Rhodian Amphora, Late 3rd – mid 2nd century BC, from Dali, Cyprus.

 

Roman Amphora, Late 1st – mid 2nd century AD, from Larnaca, Cyprus.

 

Greek Rhodian Amphora, 2nd century BC, from Larnaca, Cyprus.

 

Roman Amphora, Late 2nd century AD, from Larnaca, Cyprus.

 

Roman Amphora, 3rd century AD, from Larnaca, Cyprus.

 

Roman Amphora, early 3rd century AD, from Cyprus.

 

Photographed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, USA.

Range of Amphorae over Time

 

From left to right:

Phoenician Amphora, 7th century BC.

 

Samian Amphora, 6th century BC, from Samos.

 

Cypriot Amphora, Late 5th century BC.

 

Cylindrical Amphora, 6th – 4th century BC.

 

One Handled Amphora, Late 1st century AD.

 

Hollow Foot Amphora, 2nd - 4th centuries AD.

 

Photographed at the Harvard Semitic Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts  USA.

 

 

Amphora

 

Date: 6th Century BC

Place: Corinthian style amphora

 

Photographed at the Harvard Semitic Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts  USA.