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Amphora

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Museu Nacional Arqueològic de Tarragona (MNAT)

Museu Nacional Arqueològic de Tarragona (MNAT)

Dressel 2-4-type wine amphora made in Tarraco and used to transport wine. Discovered in the Berà shipwreck, one of the best known in the maritime area of Tarraco. It is representative of the "ager Tarraconensis" (territory of Tarraco) between the 1st century BC and the 1st century AD, when the wine these amphoras contained was traded throughout the Western Mediterranean from Rome to Carthage.

Inventory number: MNAT 34011

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  • Title: Amphora
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Location: Ager Tarraconensis
  • Physical Dimensions: 104 x 28.5 cm
  • Type: Amphora

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