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Roman Amphora was found in Reggio Calabria

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The past week, the Finance Garde from Roccella Ionica  has delivered to the Sovrintendenza for the archeological goods of Calabria an earthenware roman amphora, found by a fishing boat during a fish beating. Maria Teresa Iannelli, director of the Museum of Monasterace(Reggio Calabria) has confirmed that it’s about a kados, a container used for the transport of the pitch, besides still visible inside.

The discovery is important because thus confirmes the news coming from the classic sources which talk about a pitch production in the woody places of Calabria.