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Dressel 2-4 wine amphora

Second half of the 1st century B.C. - late 1st century A.D.
Florence, Museo Archeologico Nazionale
Inv.s.n.i./ no inv. no.

Probably produced at Tarragona, this type of amphora was widely diffused in Italy. It documents the growth of the provincial wine trade, which stretched as far as the borders of the known world. Traces of it have even been found in India.