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amphoraAccession number: 3345r
Collection place: Southern Spain
Production date: Roman
Measurements: L 142 mm
Museum Section: Roman
Summary: Handle fragment of amphora in pink fabric, broken at neck junction and just below the stamp of type Dressel 20 with Stamp: M.AE.ALE.X Interpretation: "of Marcus Aelius Alexander".
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 22 no 25a, published)