Amphora for salted fish

Amphora for salted fish Pulse para ampliar Amphora for salted fish

This type of amphora, with a neck in the form of an inverted truncated cone, long body and long, solid foot, was produced in various kilns in northern Africa, especially in Nabeul and Carthage (Tunisia) in the 4th - 7th centuries CE. Some local productions developed smaller models, such as those of the coasts of Murcia: Águilas and Mazarrón.Salto de línea Although they usually contained salt fish, they were also used to transport olive oil and even whole olives, as we know from archaeological finds.Salto de línea Salto de línea