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Found at Middlewich, it has graffito marked on the side ‘AMVRCA’ which means ‘for collecting waste from brine’. This means the container was re-used in the salt works.
Bottom-right is a fragment of another amphora which shows the potters finger marks as he makes the pot using the ‘coiling’ method.
Date of Object:
- Height: 55 cm
- Thickness: 2 cm
- Diameter: 50 cm
Held on behalf of the Community of Middlewich by Cheshire Museums.
27 Grosvenor St, Chester, Cheshire CH1 2DD