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Methodology
Amphores produites en Égypte /
Egyptian amphorae
AE 1 AE 2
AE 3 AE 4
AE 3 late
AE 5-6 AE 7
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Calcul du volume d'une amphore /
Calculate the volume of an amphora

AE3 late

TYPOLOGY Egyptian Amphora TYPE 3
Classified as: Egloff 172; Late bitronconic
Conservation Place : Alexandria Graeco-Roman Museum
INVENTORY

Inventory No: 28176

Diameter of rim: 11.4 cm
Diameter of foot: 3 cm
Height: 91 cm
Height of the handles: 12 cm
Section of the handles: Oval
Capacity: 22.79 lt
Description: Complete amphora. Fermantation hole on the neck.

Recent Bibliography : DIXNEUF-LECUYOT 2007, p. 141, fig. 14; DIXNEUF 2007, p. 243, fig. 1b-c; SENOL 2007, p. 75, fig. 8

FABRIC Colour of the clay : 7.5 YR 5/4 brown
Colour of the slip :
Colour of the surface : same
Inclusions :
Few calcer, sandy, vegetal
Texture : Medium hard
PRODUCTION Production area : Egypt Delta Region
Dispersion : South of France, Eastern Mediterranean
Content : Wine
Date : 5th c. AD
Chronology: Late 4th- early 6th c. AD
AE3 late dessin
AE3 late
Drawing Reference :
R. Leffy
Photo Reference :
A.K.Senol
AE3 late Micro
AE3 late Micro
Microphoto Reference : DI.1761 Microphoto Reference : DI.1762
AE3 late Production

Production Map Reference :
CEAlex topography service

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