Model originally from: Southern Spain
Antiquity: I Century B.C.
Use: For transporting oil
Size: 44x22cm Weight: 5 Kg
It is a Replication of ancient amphora, reproduced with great fidelity, it is an amphora found in shipwrecks. A ceramic pieces grow old for 2 years under the sea.
The amphorae acquire a natural coverage flora and fauna giving it an appearance of more than 2000 years old. Each piece is unique and unrepeatable accompanying witha certificated number.
The iron stand included
Dressel 20 type amphora. Its typical lobular shape was introduced during the Tiberius period and was firmly established during the Claudius period. Production continued until the second half of the 3rd century AD. They originated along the banks of the river Guadalquivir and its tributaries between Seville and Cordoba, in the Roman province of Baetica (Andalusia) where several kilns have been found that were used to make this type of amphorae. This amphora was copied in the Hispania Tarraconensis region, along the coastline of Andalusia and in Germania. This is one of the most common and widely distributed of all the amphorae, especially in the western Roman provinces. It was found most commonly on military premises along the borders of Germania and Britain, as well as in the city of Rome. The excavations carried out at Monte Testaccio (Rome), reveal the extent of its import.
Certified and exclusive amphorae: Since each is a unique piece, each piece indolent a certificated number with a plaque that certifies their origin and a parchment with historical information about this amphora model.
Special packaging: For a total safety and protection in transportation the amphorae are packed in plastic bubble Instapak®