Stamp number 587

Stamp No 587
form Cam 56
fabric TN
excavation Sheepen II
context 246
present Colchester Museum
inventory Pit 246 1
vr_cat_no CN79
potter No 292
Die No 01A01
def N
pos C
comment Cam 56Cs; very marked carination. TN - bad condition spalling & laminating; grey fine matrix; black surfaces. Border. Uncertain Reading:- //(Io. ? B:Co. 1. 1 IC.

name1 B:ICo
name2 Uncertain
comment The style is noticeably cursive with letters of elongated shape and uneven size interspersed with stops. Overall it relates to a group of four other dies with difficult to read uncertain names, they are BOITo P7, EoTIO P14, LIE:CI P277 and Opposed R P276. All are recorded on cups suggesting that the name was shortened to fit the base size. P7 and P277 are on the short-lived early Cam 54 in TR recovered from Late Augustan burials. indicating an early date for the die-style generally.

DIE 01A01.
FORMS Cam 56
SOURCE import Marne/Vesle
DISTRIBUTION Sheepen I (3) & II (2); Braughing

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