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Dressel 1B wine amphora

Middle of the 2nd - late 1st century B.C.
Florence, Museo Archeologico Nazionale
Inv.77664

The B variant, larger in size, was produced in Campania, Lazio and Etruria between 70 B.C. and the early years of the Augustan Age. A great number of these amphorae have been found in Gaul, Britain and along the limes of the river Rhine. This amphora is stamped with the Greek letters C? ?.