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Inv. No. 0009: Dressel 6a/ Lamboglia 2 amphora

Inv. No. 09: Dressel 6a/ Lamboglia 2 amphora

 

Dressel 6a / Lamboglia 2 amphora, well preserved. The bottom of the container narrows slowly and passes into a pointed foot. The transition of the belly to the shoulder is sharp, the neck is cylindrical, the rim is thickened and cut vertically. Two opposite handles run from under the rim to the shoulder. The handles deviates horizontally from the neck then falls vertically on the shoulder of the amphora. The rim is slightly damaged.

 

Dimensions: height 82 cm, belly diameter 34 cm, rim diameter 16 cm

 

Dated to: 1st century BC to 1st century AD

 

Site: Piran, Punta, 3 m below sea level, random find, 1955

 

 

Literature:

 

- Boltin-Tome, Elica (1989). Arheološke najdbe na morskem dnu slovenske obale. Kronika (Ljubljana),
letnik 37, številka 1/2, str. 6-16. URN:NBN:SI:DOC-MEKITNP0 from http://www.dlib.si

 

- Labud, Giordano (1990). Societa ed economia: Studi sull'attivita Agraria e Commerciale dell'Istria in
eta romana. Arheološki vestnik, letnik 41, številka 1, 41, (1990), str. 257-266. URN:NBN:SI:DOC-
OBDMXZMN from http://www.dlib.si