Stamp number 244

Stamp No 244
form Cam 8
fabric TN
excavation Cemetery unknown
context 1920 Wheeler
present Colchester Museum
inventory 3937.20 Burial
vr_cat_no 376
potter No 2
Die No 01A01
def N
pos C
comment Cam 8. TN - pale fine matrix; patchy B/B surfaces; faceted lower, no finish upper. Reading:- ANDECo. 1. 1 BRW + 1 DIC. CONTEXT - probably a burial since found with V461. May 1930. pl vi, 58 wrongly read.
name1 Andecos**
name2 Andecovilos
comment A major supplier to Britain probably worked at one location in the Marne-Vesle potteries for a short period. The products supplied to Britain were stamped with the same 1-line die regardless of the functional form..

The name recurs on 2-line dies as:-
ANDEC / OVILOS P97
ANDECO / CATIL(OS) P60

DIES 01A01
DIE-STYLE 1
FABRICS TN, TR1C, TR2
FORMS Cam 8, 13, large platters, Cam 56
SOURCE Trepail
DATE
DISTRIBUTION Sheepen I (2) & II but absent from Stanway; Colchester 'Cemetery unknown', KHL; Bagendon; Baldock; Braughing; Brundon, Chichester 'Chapel St'; Odell; Vertault, burnt TR1C; Bavay (BAV58), small platter TN.; Luxembourg Museum, 2 Radial on TR platter.
Related 01A dies at Speyer, TN Cam 5; Luxembourg; Kreuznach; Bayeux, TN platter.
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