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Wine amphora of transitional “Graeco-Italic” type

First half of the 2nd century B.C.
Florence, Museo Archeologico Nazionale
Inv. 4981


"Graeco-Italic" amphorae, more elongated and having a greater capacity (17.8 litres) than the earlier type, were widespread mainly in Italy and the western Mediterranean. They bear witness to the increased amounts of wine shipped to Gaul and Spain.