Ahmet Kaan Şenol



Commercial amphorae in the Graeco-Roman Museum of Alexandria

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Auteur Ahmet Kaan Şenol
Editeur CeAlex - Centre d'études alexandrines
Distributeur Editions de Boccard

Excavations undertaken in Alexandria, one of the leading cities in Mediterranean trade during the Hellenistic period, have resulted in a relatively large amount of amphora finds. Five hundred and eighty-eight complete or nearly complete amphorae dating from the beginning of the Hellenistic period to the 7th century ad are held in Alexandria’s Graeco-Roman Museum and stand as concrete evidence of the commercial networks of the city. Rhodian, Cnidian, Coan, Chian, Mendean, Thasian and Lesbian g ...