Stamp number 437

Stamp No 437
form Platter
fabric TN
excavation Sheepen
context 191.11a
present Colchester Museum
inventory P191.11a
vr_cat_no 127
potter No 46
Die No 01A01
def N
pos C
comment Central. TN - sandy grey matrix; black surfaces; no finish. Reading:- RELA[N] or BELA[N]; REL<SA>[N] or BEL<SA>[N].. No decoration..
name1 Rel(s)an '
name2 Bel(s)an
comment Uncertain name, the reading can be - RELAN or BELAN, RELSAN or BELSAN. The initial letter joins the border and so can be read as R or B. Letter A with bar to the right appears to be ligatured to a previous S but it can be interpreted as cursive curled A
DIE 01A01
FORMS small platters
SOURCE import
DISTRIBUTION Prae Wood; Sheepen I & II.
Same die group Hunnerberg. BELAN occurs at Haltern.

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