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Amphores /

Méthodologie /
Amphores produites en Égypte /
Egyptian amphorae
AE 1 AE 2
AE 3 AE 4
AE 3 late
AE 5-6 AE 7
Bibliographie récente/
Recent bibliography
Calcul du volume d'une amphore /
Calculate the volume of an amphora
TYPOLOGY Egyptian Amphora TYPE 7
Classified as:LR 7; Egloff 177; Peacock-Williams Class 52; Hermopolis Type B -
Sub groups of AE 7 in MGR
Conservation Place : Alexandria Graeco-Roman Museum

Inventory No: P.3012

Diameter of rim: 6.5 cm
Diameter of foot:
Height: 58 cm
Height of the handles: 11 cm
Section of the handles: Oval
Capacity: 5.93 lt
Description: Complete amphora. Fermantation hole on the neck. Restorated. The tip of the foot is broken. Body is completely grooved.
Recent Bibliography of AE7
Recent Bibliography :SENOL 2001, p. 394, fig. 10.28; SUBIAS 2007, Pl.I, fig. 5; BAVAY 2007, pp. 389-399
FABRIC Colour of the clay : 7.5 YR 6/8 reddish yellow
Colour of the slip :
Colour of the surface : 10 R 5/6 red
Inclusions :
Few mica, sandy
Texture : Medium hard
PRODUCTION Production area : Egypt. Mareotis Coasts; Hermopolis Magna, Zawiet el-Maietin; Antinoopolis 
Production reference :
BALLET – DIXNEUF 2004, p. 67
Dispersion : Mediterranean Basin
Content : Wine
Date : 5th c. AD
Chronology: Late 4th- mid 8th c. AD
AE7 dessin
Drawing Reference :
N. Sigalas
Photo Reference :
AE7 Micro
AE7 Micro
Microphoto Reference : DI.2206 Microphoto Reference : DI.1933
AE7 Production AE7 dispersion
Production Map Reference :
CEAlex topography service
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