Roman Amphora was found in Reggio Calabria
The container, precisely an earthenware Kados used to transport pitch, would confirm some witnesses of the epoch about the production of such substance in some woods of Calabria
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.