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amphoraAccession number: 11624
Collection place: La Catria, Southern Spain
Production date: Roman; mid 1st-3rd century
Museum Section: Roman
Summary: Handle of amphora and part of neck in red fabric of type Dressel 20 with stamp: ACIRGI ("from Acirgi" or "from the potteries at Acirgi"). "Acirgi" is unparalleled as a personal name, and seems more likely to have denoted a place.
Location: Object stored at Mortimer Wheeler House (Ceramics and Glass store)
Category: Roman storage vessels (amphorae).
Sub-category: Globular olive oil amphorae.
Funari, Pedro Paulo A., Dressel 20 inscriptions from Britain and the consumption of Spanish olive oil British Archaeological Reports British Series 250 Tempus Reparatum, (1996). Volume 250 ISSN ISBN 0860548392 (Object details: p 21 no 22, published)
Callender, M.H., Roman amphorae, with index of stamps University of Durham, (1965). (Object details: p 60-2 no 18, paralleled)