Stamp number 240

Stamp No 240
form Platter
fabric TR 1A
excavation Sheepen I
context 1932H&H
present Colchester Museum
inventory C32BS38
vr_cat_no 231
potter No 95
Die No 01A01
def N
pos R
comment Radial. TR1A - pale cream matrix; orange slip; polished upper, matt lower. Border. 1. 1RW. Possibly same platter as 238-9.
name1 Aretussa'
name2 Aetussa
comment Read as AETVSSA at Rheims but clearly ARETVSSA at Andernach
DIE 01A01
DIE-STYLE letters similar to ARANTEDV. S markedly angular but shallow.
FABRICS TR1A. Note the specific TR fabric which is also Pompeian Redware 6 & so rarely stamped
FORMS large platters
SOURCE imports, ? Rheims, sharing a die-cutter with Arantedu
DISTRIBUTION Sheepen I; Rheims. Possibly Die 01A01 at Andernach, Cam 5 TR.(Andernacher Beitrage 1, Abb 13, 1, Taf 11, 6)
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