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A superbly sea-encrusted Roman Amphora neck section from a Roman Shipwreck off Cyprus RESERVED
A superbly sea-encrusted Roman Amphora neck section from a Roman Shipwreck off Cyprus RESERVED
A superbly sea-encrusted Roman Amphora neck section from a Roman Shipwreck off Cyprus RESERVED A superbly sea-encrusted Roman Amphora neck section from a Roman Shipwreck off Cyprus RESERVED A superbly sea-encrusted Roman Amphora neck section from a Roman Shipwreck off Cyprus RESERVED A superbly sea-encrusted Roman Amphora neck section from a Roman Shipwreck off Cyprus RESERVED
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c.1st Century B.C./A.D. A superbly sea-encrusted terracotta Amphora neck section excavated in the early-mid 20th Century from the site of a a Roman Shipwreck off the coast of Cyprus. Originally a small bulbous Amphora with a fairly wide neck and two opposing looped carrying / suspension handles on either side. This segment features the neck, partial shoulders and one looped handle all copiously encrusted with the calcified burrow casts of marine worms etc. In good condition considering its immersion in the sea for 2 millennia with good stable surfaces and fabric, a tactile, appealing and visually fascinating shipwreck artefact, approx. 145mm wide x 113mm deep x 120mm high, neck 83mm diameter.


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