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amphora; Dressel 20 amphoraAccession number: 11168
Collection place: Guadalquivir Valley, Southern Spain
Production date: Roman; mid 1st-3rd century
Material: ceramic; earthenware
Museum Section: Roman
Summary: Handle of Dressel 20 amphora. Stamped: 'BAETICI' (interpretation uncertain: possibly reference to Spanish province of Baetica, but syntax and morphology are unclear).
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 28 no 48, published)
Callender, M.H., Roman amphorae, with index of stamps University of Durham, (1965). (Object details: p 79-80 no 171, published)