Stamp number 384

Stamp No 384
form Cam 58
fabric TN
excavation Sheepen I
context 1930-646-647
present Colchester Museum
inventory 610.31
vr_cat_no 126
potter No 65
Die No 01A01
def Y
pos C
comment Cam 58. TN - white matrix; B/G polished surfaces. Border. Reading:- ED/\TO retrograde. No decoration.
name1 EDATO \$
name2 ED(I)TATO
comment Although the versions of the name are different both dies were cut by the same hand, both are retrograde and both occur only on TN. Die 02A01 is a common die with stamps concentrated around Colchester suggesting local production supported by the red-brown matrix of some TN. However, the presence of one at Nijmegen and the very mixed TN fabrics supports import.
DIES 01A01, 02A01
DIE-STYLES 1; two versions of the name cut by same die-maker
Die 01A01
FABRICS TN
FORMS small platters, Cam 58
SOURCE import
DATE
DISTRIBUTION Sheepen I (7); Silchester; Cambridge 'Clay farm'; also Luxembourg Museum

Die 02A01 Cut by same hand as 01A01.
FABRICS TN chiefly, TN/CW - red-brown matrix
FORMS Cam 56
SOURCE import
DATE
DISTRIBUTION Sheepen I & II (10); Ardleigh; Little Waltham; Nijmegen, Cemetery S, TN Cam 56.

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