Stamp number 251

Stamp No 251
form Platter
fabric TN
excavation Sheepen II
context 120
present Colchester Museum
inventory Pit 120 5
vr_cat_no CN6
potter No 97
Die No 03B01
def Y
pos R
comment Die 03B01 -ANDIICOV(ILOS)
Radial. TN - white sandy matrix; pale patchy B/G surfaces; polished finish. Reading:- /\NDIICOV =ANDECOVILOS. 1. 2 BRW grouped, outer overstamped. V252-3 - two other radial stamps from same die in Pit 120 are likely to be from this platter -.

name1 Andecovilos
name2
comment Reading:- ANDIIC / OVILOS read as Andecovilos

Reading:- ANDIICOV probably a shortened version of ANDIICOV[ILOS]. A different die-cutter was used for Die-group 03B. There is an open /\, a sprawling /\/, a 2 stroke I ), a large round O and a 2 stroke \ /. The dies are recorded only on TN platters

DIES 01A01, 02A01, 03B01, 04C01, 05D01
DIE-STYLES different die-cutters for A-, B- and C/D-dies
FABRICS TN
Dies 01A01 & 02A01 ANDIIC /OVILOS
FORMS Cam 54
SOURCE imports
DATE AD10-35
DISTRIBUTION Canterbury; Sheepen I

Die 03B01 -ANDIICOV[ILOS]
FORMS Cam 13, large platters
SOURCE import
DATE
DISTRIBUTION Sheepen II, PERIOD III/IV.
Die-group 03B at Nijmegen, Cemetery S; Paris (mc 60); Bavay (BAV21).

Die 04C01 - /\ /\/DIIOF(ECIT)
FORM small platter
SOURCE import
DATE
DISTRIBUTION Sheepen I


Die 05D01 - /\ \/\DIICOF(ECIT]] reversed sprawling \/\, ligatured.FE
FORMS Cam 8
SOURCE imports
DATE
DISTRIBUTION Sheepen I; Cambridge 'Clay farm'

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