KE 2189 (Dressel 6A Amphora) [permalink] [next] [show more links]
Writing transcription
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Objects
Subject number
P 631
Kenchreai IV, pp. 109-110, no. RC 1c, pl. 28 (B. Adamsheck)
Zaccaria Claudio. 1989. “Per una prosopografia dei personaggi menzionati sui bolli delle anfore romane dell‘Italia nordorientale.” In: Amphores romaines et histoire économique. Dix ans de recherche. Actes du colloque de Sienne (22-24 mai 1986) Rome : École Française de Rome. pp. 469-488. <>
Amphora with long neck and rounded body. Body sherd has stamp partially preserved on shoulder above carination: X̣・IVL・ORP, restored and expanded to “SEXTVS IVLIVS ORPHEVS”.
Wall thickness
Belongs to Historical Period
Early Roman (Historical Period)
Ceramic (Material)
Suggested citation
“KE 2189 (Dressel 6A Amphora).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2019. <>