Friday, March 16, 2007

Roman Amphorae

Roman Amphorae: A Digital Resource provides information and catalogues on Roman empire amphorae and fabrics. Amphorae were pottery vases used to transport agricultural goods over long distances.
The website features a detailed introductory discussion of the significance of amphorae, along with information on amphora studies and classification. Catalogues of amphorae and the clay from which they were made can be searched alphabetically, or by date or location of production or distribution. The amphora catalogue includes drawings, pictures, and bibliographies.
Access: Free