Stamp number 157

Stamp No 157
form Cam 3
fabric TR 1B
excavation Marlowe sites
context STMS79,663,693,713,7
present Canterbury Museum
inventory MII B(663), B(748)
vr_cat_no GB2
potter No 6
Die No 01A02
def Y
pos R
comment Die 01A02
V157
Cam 3. 2 Radial stamps: TR1C. Reading:- BOIIO. 1. 3 lightly incised BRW. CONTEXT - PERIOD 2, layers within R1 = AD 70/80-100/110. [St Margaret St, M II B(663), B(748)] An identical platter found at Châlons-sur-Marne (Marne) so a source in the Marne/Vesle potteries is likely.
name1 Bollo**
name2 Bollus
comment NA FABRIC A 14178W
A varied grouping; see also Bollus P24 & BOII[__] P8.
DIE 01A01 & 01A02 = Bollo

BOLLI = Die-group 02B, L with serifs otherwise similar letters B & O to Die-group 01A. At Trier (TR176) TR Cam 5; Arlon; Bavay; Dalheim, TR platter; Fort de Compigne; Prunay; Trier, TR platters (4); Mainz, TR cup & ? TN; Gabsheim, TR Cam 3; Noyelles-Godault, TN Cam 7C; Weinheim.

Abbreviations BOLL - 03X01 03Z01, 04Y01 are possibly related Die-group 03 are abbreviations which probably belong to BOLLI rather than BOLLO

BOLLO/AVOTI - Trier 'St Matthias' TR1C Cam 8, also TR cup; Weisenau, TR platter; Worms, TR platters (2).

DIE-STYLES at least 3

Die 01A01
FABRICS TN, TR1C
FORMS Cam 8, & large platters
SOURCE Thuisy Kiln 7 is a possible source (Mz Zt 1944, p 229), Rheims (Habert 190) &Trepail
DATE
DISTRIBUTION KHL; Sheepen I
Die 01A group at Trier, TR cup; Rheims, TR platter.

Die 01A02
FABRICS TR1C
FORMS Cam 3
SOURCE Thuisy Kiln 7 is a possible source (Mz Zt 1944, p 229), Rheims (Habert 190) &Trepail
DATE
DISTRIBUTION Canterbury; Chlons-sur-Marne
Die 01A group at Trier, TR cup; Rheims, TR platter.

Die 01B01 - BOLLO? Totally different die-style to other die-groups, but no other name matches. Best match for style are 2-liners at Trier 'St Matthais'; Weisenau
FABRIC TR1C
FORM Cam 56
SOURCE import
DATE
DISTRIBUTION Sheepen

Die-group 03 is abbreviations which probably belong to BOLLI rather than BOLLO but could also belong to Sollos P38

Die 03X01 - BOLL?
FABRICS TR1C
FORMS small platters
SOURCE import
DATE
DISTRIBUTION Sheepen I

Die 03Z01 - BOLL?
FABRICS TR1C
FORMS small platters
SOURCE import
DATE
DISTRIBUTION Chichester 1987

Die 04Y01 - BOLL?
FABRICS TR1C
FORMS large platters
SOURCE import
DATE
DISTRIBUTION Gosbecks
Mainz (Mz Zt 1912, vol viii, Abb 11, 7) retrograde stamp BOLLI on TR cup.


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