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*399 Rodwell, W, 'An early Roman stamp-decorated vessel', in entry no 394, 51.
heg/stv
"Five sherds, all apparently from one vessel.., the form, fabric and stamps are identical with 'Group 2, London-Essex wares' (Rodwell 1978, 234ff - in Arthur & Marsh 1978). The decoration, consisting of circular stamps and block stamps, is typical of what is now recognised as early production (ie c75-l25) at Much and Little Hadham, in Hertfordshire, and Rodwell remarks that since this type of ware had not been previously recorded west of Brentford, Middlesex, this vessel considerably extends the ware's
distribution.

400 Rodwell, W, 'The Samian Pottery' in Ellis, P. 'Sea Mills, Bristol: the 1965-1968 excavations in the Roman town of Abonae', Trans. Bristol & Glos. Arch. Soc. 105, 1987, (15-108), 68-76.
exc/mil,twni90% Flavian/ggp
tsg
More or less homogeneous 1st group of samian. Very little   Neronian. Probable dating of the military occupation to c60, although very little of the pottery recovered in situ. A very large number of vessels represented ~hundreds"). "In sum, the bracket cAD 55-85 should cover the maximum likely extent of the military phase".
Location: Bristol City Museum (?)

401 Timby, J, 'Other Roman Pottery' in Ellis, P, 'Sea Mills, Bristol: the 1965-1968 excavations in the Roman town of Abonae', Trans. Bristol & Glos. Arch. Soc. 105, 1987, (15-108), 77-92.
exc/mil,twn/mainly lst-2nd, some up to end of 4th/usf,typ
amp/ass/tsg/ccc/lyc/nvc/orc/egg/rhn/rgh/cgg/tng/bbl/gro/lsh/
shg/ogr/glm/mhm/sem/mro/oxp/oxw/alh/lcl/nwl/svr/svv /vrr/crm
Useful as a representative sample of pottery from the area. Unfortunately the same applies to the coarse pot. as to the samian: the assemblage has a complicated history of deposition. Much residual material. Much of the pottery dates from the earlier, military period, but there is no sign of a complete break in occupation - there are apparently signs of reduced activity up to the end of the 4th century. A wide range of local and imported material, particularly in the earlier phase. Journal of Roman Pottery Studies  Vol 4, 1991 page 86 Kevin Crouch
679 Cunliffe, B, Roman Bath, Rep Res Comm Soc Antiq, London, No XXIV, 1969. 
exc/mjc,rel,twn
For pottery details, see entry nos. 680-684.

680 Cunliffe, B, 'Stratified pottery from the Temple area', in entry no. 679, 59-64.
exc/mjc,rel/4th
alh/bbl/glz/lcg/nfc/oxm/orc/shg
    681 Cunliffe, B, 'Pottery from the Baths', in entry no. 679, 140-142.
exc/mjc,twn/late 1st-early 2nd & 4th
alh/lcg/orc/osd/tsg

682 Cunliffe, B, '2. The site of no.4 Abbeygate Street, 1964-5', in 'VI. Other Roman sites excavated, 1963-7', in entry no. 679, (156-165), 161-164.
exc/mjc,twn/4th-5th
alh/amp/lcg/nfr/mro/oxm/orc/rhn

683  Cunliffe, B, '3. The site of Harvey's Building, Upper Borough Walls, 1963-5', in 'VI. Other Roman sites excavated, 1963-7', in entry no. 679, (165-173), 169-173. 
exc/mjc,twn/mid 2nd-3rd 
amp/bb1/lcg/nvc/mro/oxm/orc/rst/tsg/swem

684  Cunliffe, B, '6. Excavations behind the Little Theatre, 1964', in 'VI. Other Roman sites excavated, 1963-7', in entry no. 679, (175-179), 178.
exc/mjc,twn/2nd-4th
bbl/lcg/lom/mro/oxm/orc

685 Cunliffe, B (ed.), Excavations in Bath, 1950-1975, CRAAGS (Comm Rescue Archaeol Avon, Gloucestershire & Somerset) Excavations Monograph No. 1.
exc/mjc,twn
For pottery details, see entry nos. 686-687.

686 Greene, P J, 'Citizen House, 1970', in entry no. 685, (4-70), 19-27.
exc/mjc,twn/2nd-4th 
alh/bbl/nfr/oxm/orc/rhn/rgh/tsg

687 Greene, P J, 'Abbey Green, 1971', in entry no. 685, (72-77), 75- 77. 
exc/mjc,twn/lst-2nd, poss. 3rd
bbl/buf/ccc/lcg/orc/osd/red/tsg/swem/tng/wsx 
All pottery from stratified deposits.

688 Rahtz, P A & Greenfield, E, Excavations at Chew Valley Lake, DoE Archaeol Report No. 8, 1977, 206-274.
exc/cem,vil,frm,rrs,ind/lst-4th/typ
bbl/blg/crm/glz/ira/lcg/lox/nfr/nfc/oxm/orc/osd/rhn/rgh/tsg/
svv/swem
Form and fabric type series includes products from kilns at Shepton Mallet and Congresbury.

689 Wedlake, W J, 'Excavations at Camerton', Camerton Excavation Club, 1958, 102-213.
exc/rdd,set,ind,kln/lst-4th/seq
amp/bbl/buf/cgg/grc/egg/gry/ira/lcg/nfc/nfg/orc/owc/rhn/ rhn-type/rst/tsg/svv/swem/wcs
Illustrated pottery useful to show range of vessels. Mortaria, flagons, beakers, mugs present. Unfortunately no provenance can be deduced. Includes a large number of beakers erroneously called butt beakers.

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