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Trier-type 'Moselkeramik'). Chemical analyses by the authors and others (see also entry no. 670) have demonstrated that the colour-coated wares made at centres such as Lezoux, the Argonne, Jaulges/Villiers-Vineux and Trier are clealy chemically distinguishable. Examples of vessels from all of these sources have been identified in Normandy, as well as vessels probably from a local source. These latter are roughcast, cornice-rimmed beakers with a greyish fabric; all such vessels with a reddish fabric are (chemically) identified as from the Argonne.

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603  Brulet, R & Coulon, G, La Nécropole Gallo-Romaine de la Rue Perdue a Tournai, Publications d'Histoire d'Art et d'Archéologie de l'Université Catholique de Louvain VII, Louvain, 1977, 23-31 &: plates 3-36.
exc/cem/2nd-4tb/usf
ets/ats (roller-stamped)/rhn-type/mrb/grc/buf/mek
This publication of the late Roman cemetery at Tournai pre-dates Raymond Brulet's larger works on the excavations at Braives and Liberchies, and its style was obviously intended to complement that of publications of the comparable cemeteries in the lower Rhineland, such as those on Tongeren (entry no. 391 in JRPS Volume 2) and on Krefeld. There is a detailed catalogue of the graves, as well as plans of the cemetery and of individual graves, and illustrations of the finds by grave-group. The pottery is described, and some parallels are noted, but almost none, including the samian, is ascribed to any particular source. 
606  Czycz, W & Endres, W, Archälologie und Geschichte der Keramik in Schwaben, Neusässer Schriften Band 6, Herausgeber Kulturkreis NeusIss e.V., Ausstellung des SchwIbischen Volkskundemuseums Oberschönenfeld, des Bayerischen Landesamts für Denkmalpflege, Aussenstelle Augsburg, und der Stadt Neuäss, 25 Juni bis 2 Oktober 1988, Neuäss, 1988.
exc,col,syn/ptp,kln,trd/lst-4th/usf
ets/occ/mro/lcl/eqp/painted wares/Raetian ware
The guidebook accompanying a very substantial exhibition on pottery manufacture in Schwabia, in southern Germany. Although more than half of the book is devoted to pottery made earlier or later than the Roman period, the 56 pages devoted Roman wares are full of interesting material. There are very clear photographs (including some in colour) of local coarse wares, including tazze and spouted jugs, a mica-gilt beaker, 'hairpin'-barbotine- decorated Raetian beakers, rouletted and roughcast beakers, and samian ware, with locally produced ware from the end of the 2nd century - including a photograph of a kiln, and illustrations of potters' tools, kiln furniture and waster dumps. Remarkably, the idea of samian ware also seems to have been idolized by local potters of the 16th-17th century: a finely decorated painted ballester-like jug is illustrated with an impressed stamp on it marked "Terra sigillata"!

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617 Ettlinger, E, 'How was Arretine Ware sold?', Rei Cretariae
Romanae Fautores, Acta
XXV/XXVI, 1987, 5-19.
syn/trd/lst BC-lst AD/seq
arr
An imaginative (but realistic!) view of how trade in Arretine ware was developed with the expansion of the Empire to the north. While our knowledge from other sources is relatively slim, the study of the distribution and chronology of the wares and the 
    stamps can used remarkably effectively to show the relative independence of particular potters, in terms of their marketing methods. That some obviously sold only to local markets, while others sold to long-distance merchants, can be seen through their comparative distributions, which tended to be either fairly scattered, in Italy and southern Gaul. or concentrated, in northern Gaul and Germany. This is an important paper for all students of marketing and trade.
620  Fischer, C, 'Verschiedene Firniswaren aus Nida-Heddernheim und Praunheim', Fundberichte aus Hessen 19120, 1979/80, Festschrift U. Fischer (1980), 725-743.
col,syn/ptp/lst-3rd
ets/rhn-type/rgh/occ/rouletted beakers/moulds A short paper on an apparently diverse collection of vessels found at or near Frankfurt. There is a pair of Drag form 67 mould-decorated beakers/jars from La Madeleine; some Rheinzabem mould fragments found at Praunheim, along with similar sherds, called 'Firnisware', but not clearly distinguishable from samian; and a series of beakers, including roughcast, cornice-rimmed plain and folded beakers, a Trier-type beaker with long, narrow indentations,
and a series of rouletted beakers with either cornice or rounded/evened rim, plus a carinated beaker and a shallow Pompeian-red-type dish. Most of the latter appears to have been locally-made, but this is by no means a comprehensive type-series.
Location: Museum für Vor- und Frühgeschichte, Frankfurt

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621  Fischer, C, 'Une coupe Drag. 29 de Saturninus-Satto du vicus de Nida-Heddernheim (R.F.A.)', Revue Arch. de l' Est et du Centre-Est Tome XXXVIII, fasc. 1-2, Mélanges offerts à Marcel Lutz, 1987, 43-45.
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ets
A brief note for the Lutz festschrift on a Drag form 29 in the style of Saturninus-Satto from Nida-Heddernheim, near Frankfurt. The piece is particularly interesting since Drag 29's are rare with Saturninus-Satto, and obviously it must represent their earliest production.
628 Goethert-Polaschek, K, 'Die früheste Gebrauchskeramik der Trierer Kaiserthermen (augusteische bis tiberische Zeit)', Trierer Zeitschrift 47, 1984, 119-152.
exc,col,syn/mil,mjc/Augustan-Tiberian/typ
amp/blg/tng/trb/btb/grf/lcg/crb/ewm/hft
A reasoned type series of the earliest pottery from the Kaiserthermen at Trier. The Gallo-Belgic forms, including terra nigra, terra rubra, butt beakers and early wall-sided mortaria are noticeably similar to Claudian material found in Britain. It is worthwhile comparing this material with what is presented in entry no. 592, early wares found at Amiens.
Location: Rheinisches Landesmuseum, Trier

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632  Heimberg, U, 'Colonia Ulpia Traiana: Die früheste Keramik aus der Forumsgrabung', Bonner Jahrbücher 187, 1987, 411-474.
exc,syn/mil/first third of the lst/typ
amp/arh(& others)/arr/sts/pff/occ/blg/ewm/hft
A lengthy paper on pre-Claudian pottery from Xanten, mostly from graves and occupation pre-dating the Colonia. There seems, however, to be less Arretine ware than is illustrated in entry no.631, and rather more mould-decorated South Gaulish samian. At 

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