Stamp number 1168

Stamp No 1168
form Cam 5
fabric TN
excavation Merlin works
context A29.2006.1466
present Leicester University
inventory 1373
vr_cat_no L8
potter No 132
Die No 04A01
def N
pos R
comment Cam 5 functional footring. TN heavily burnt and discoloured to pinkish dove grey; burnished interior, facetted lower. Reading SOIIRINI or SOBRINI; across double rouletted wreath.
name1 ZC SOVI)II\II
name2 ZC CA((I(OS
comment ICPS
The dies are notable for their cursive style with such poor lettering the reading is uncertain - possibly CASSICOS \ CASSICCOS A separate name was given to differentiate the dies from those of CANICOS P54 the most likely alternative but typically with clear readable dies. Originally classified as a different name SOIIIRINI has been added when it became apparent that when rotated the reading matched P106 Die 01A01.
DIES 01A01, 03B01, 04A01= P132
DIE-STYLES 1
Die 04A01
FABRIC TN
FORM large platter
SOURCE import
DATE
DISTRIBUTION Sheepen I (2); Silchester; Trier (TR11)TR1C Cam 8.

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