amphoraAccession number: 10756
Collection place: Southern Spain
Production date: Roman
Measurements: L 210 mm
Museum Section: Roman
Summary: Handle of amphora in buff fabric, complete, with neck and shoulder junctions of type Dressel 20 with stamp OPTATI (interpretation: "of Optatus"?)
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 55 no 173, published)
Callender, M.H., Roman amphorae, with index of stamps University of Durham, (1965). (Object details: p 199 no 1266, published)