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The archaeology of Roman London Volume 5: A dated corpus of early Roman pottery from the City of London

Barbara Davies, Beth Richardson and Roberta Tomber

CBA Research Report No 98 (1994)

ISBN 1 872414 53 2


Abstract

Title page of report 98

This volume presents the early Roman pottery from the City of London, both typologically and as chronological groups, for the period AD 50-160.

Contents

  • Title Pages
  • Contents (pp i-iv)
  • List of figures (pp v-vii)
  • List of plates (pp vii)
  • List of tables (pp viii)
  • Acknowledgements (pp viii)
  • Summary (pp ix-xi)
  • Summary in French (pp xi-xv)
  • Summary in German (pp xv-xviii)
  • Introduction (pp 1-4)
    • Background (pp 1-2)
    • Summary of fabrics by source area (Table 1) (pp 3-4)
  • Method (pp 5-8)
    • Classification (pp 5-8)
    • Presentation (pp 8)
    • Abbreviations (pp 8)
  • Amphorae (pp 9-28)
    • Dressel 20 (DR20) (pp 9-11)
    • Haltern 70/Camulodunum 185a (H70) (pp 11-13)
    • Dressel 28 (DR28) (pp 13-14)
    • Camulodunum 186 (C186) (pp 14)
    • London 555 (L555) (pp 14-18)
    • Gauloise amphorae (PE47) (pp 18-20)
    • Dressel 2-4 ('KOAN') (pp 20-23)
    • Richborough 527 (R527) (pp 23-26)
    • Rhodian and Rhodian-type amphorae (RHOD) (pp 26-27)
    • Camulodunum 189 (C189) (pp 27-28)
    • Kingsholm 117 (K117) (pp 28)
    • North African Cylindrical amphorae (NACA) (pp 28)
  • Oxidized wares (pp 29-73)
    • Sugar Loaf Court ware (SLOW) (pp 29-34)
    • Local Oxidised wares (LOXX) (pp 34-36)
    • Eccles ware (ECCW) (pp 36-38)
    • Woo ware (HOO) (pp 38-40)
    • North Kent White-slipped ware (NKWS) (pp 40)
    • Verulamium Region wares (VRW,VRG,VRMI,VRMA,VRR,VCWS,BHWS) (pp 40-61)
    • Unsourced Oxidised wares (OXID) (pp 61-62)
    • North French/Southeast English wares (NFSE) (pp 62-67)
    • Gloucester mortaria (GLMO) (pp 67-70)
    • Aoste mortaria (AOMO) (pp 70)
    • Italian mortaria (ITMO) (pp 70)
    • Rhone Valley mortaria (RVMO) (pp 70-71)
    • Rhineland mortaria (RHMO) (pp 71-73)
    • Unsourced Imported mortaria (MORT) (pp 73)
  • Reduced wares (pp 74-121)
    • Highgate Wood wares (HWB,HWBR,HWB/C,HWC,HWC+) (pp 74-88)
    • Copthall CLose Grey ware (CCGW) (pp 88-89)
    • Early Roman Micaceous Sandy ware (ERMS) (pp 89)
    • Early Roman Sandy Iron-rich ware (ERSI) (pp 89-91)
    • Early Roman Sandy wares (ERS) (pp 91-97)
    • Alice Holt Surrey ware (AHSU) (pp 97-98)
    • Shelly wares (pp 98-107)
      • North Kent (NKSH) (pp 101-102)
      • South Essex (SESH,SHEL) (pp 102-105)
      • Oxford Clays (SHEL) (pp 105-107)
    • Black-burnished ware industries (pp 107-117)
      • BB1 and other handmade fabrics (pp 107-111)
      • BB2 and related fabrics (pp 111-117)
    • East Sussex Grog-tempered ware (SUG) (pp 117-118)
    • Rusticated ware (RUST) (pp 119)
    • Unsourced Sandy Grey wares (SAND) (pp 119)
    • North Gaulish Grey wares (NGGW) (pp 119-121)
  • Fine wares (pp 122-165)
    • Colour-coated wares (pp 122-131)
      • Colchester Colour-coated ware (COLC) (pp 122)
      • Local Marbled ware (LOMA) (pp 122-123)
      • Romano-British Marbled ware (RBMA) (pp 123)
      • Romano-British Glazed ware (RBGW) (pp 123-125)
      • South Gaulish Colour-coated ware (SGCC) (pp 125-126)
      • Spanish Colour-coated ware (SPAN) (pp 126)
      • Lyon ware (LYON) (pp 126-128)
      • Central Gaulish Glazed and Colour-coated wares (CGGW,CGWH,CGOF,CGBL) (pp 128-130)
      • Cologne ware (KOLN) (pp 130-131)
    • Pompeian Red wares (PRW1,PRW2,PRW3) (pp 131-136)
    • Mica-dusted wares (pp 136-142)
      • Local Mica-dusted wares (LOMI) (pp 136-139)
      • Other Mica-dusted wares (MICA) (pp 139-142)
    • Ring-and-dot Beaker fabrics (pp 142-145)
    • Gallo-Belgic White wares (GBWW) (pp 146)
    • Eggshell wares (pp 146-147)
      • Local Eggshell ware (LOEG) (pp 146-147)
      • Black Eggshell ware (BLEG) (pp 147)
    • Terra Nigra (TN,TNIM) (pp 147-151)
    • Reduced Fine wares (pp 151-165)
      • London ware (LONVV) (pp 151)
      • Stamped London ware (LONW-STD) (pp 151-152)
      • North Kent Fine ware (NKFW) (pp 152-154)
      • Fine Micaceous ware (FMIC) (pp 154-161)
      • Other Fine Reduced wares (FINE) (pp 161-165)
  • A chronological overview of early Roman pottery in London (pp 166-219)
    • Presentation (pp 166)
    • Background (pp 166-167)
    • Roman Ceramic Phase 1A:Pre-Boudiccan c 50/5-60/1 (pp 167-186)
    • Roman Ceramic Phase 1B:Late Neronian-early Flavian c 60/1-75 (pp 186-192)
    • Roman Ceramic Phase 2:Flavian c 75-100 (pp 192-199)
    • Roman Ceramic Phase 3:Trajanic c 100-20 (pp 199-205)
    • Roman Ceramic Phase 4:Hadrianic c 120-40 (pp 205-213)
    • Roman Ceramic Phase 5:Early Antonine c 140-60 (pp 213-217)
    • Conclusions (pp 217-219)
  • Appendix 1: Site summaries (pp 220-232)
    • 76-80 Newgate Street (GP075) (pp 220-224)
    • 18 Birchin Lane (BIR83) (pp 225)
    • 28-32 Bishopsgate (BOP82) (pp 225-226)
    • 66-73 Cornhill (CNL81) (pp 226)
    • 5-12 Fenchurch Street (FEN8 3) (pp 226-227)
    • 25-6 Lime Street (LIM83) (pp 228-229)
    • 4-12 Monument Street (MF187) (pp 229-230)
    • Pudding Lane (PDN8 1) (pp 230-231)
    • Sugar Loaf Court (SL082) (pp 232)
  • Appendix 2: Concordance of common name codes (pp 233)
  • Appendix 3: Summary of illustrated sherds (pp 234-248)
  • Appendix 4: Concordance of illustrated sherds in phase groups (pp 249-251)
  • Appendix 5: Raw data by site phase (pp 252-262)
  • Bibliography (pp 263-267)
  • Index by L and R Adkins (pp 268)

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