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which either has been or will be published in more detail elsewhere. Nevertheless, given that the specific and general discussions include comments by most of the best-known amphora researchers in Europe, the volume as a whole is a remarkably comprehensive summary of the general state of amphora studies as they stood in 1990.

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1227  Martin, A, 'Rare Pieces of Gaulish Sigillata from the Neighborhood of Rome', Rei Cretariae Romanae Fautores, Acta, 29/30, 1991, 71-80.
syn,col/mjc/late Ist-early 2nd/---
sts (marbled)/cts
The rare pieces consist of three marbled examples of South Gaulish Drag. 37 "cups", all from Ostia, and three Central Gaulish Drag. 37 "cups", two from Rome and one from Ostia. These vessels "are symptomatic of an unsettled market for fine ware in central Italy at the end of the first century and the beginning of the second", when "Italian production was in its decline..." and "African Red Slip ware, which dominated the Italian market from about the middle of the second century onwards, was only beginning to be imported. Thus there arose an opening for wares of various origins".
#1232 : Peña, J T, 'Internal Red-Slip Cookware (Pompeian Red Ware) from Cetamural del Chianti, Italy: Mineralogical Composition and Provenience', American J Archaeol, 94, 1990, 647-61.
syn.chm/---/early Roman ppr
A petrographic description of three Pompeian Red Ware fabrics from occupation sites in Italy. At least one (Peña's fabric 2) is the equivalent of Peacock's PRW1 Campanian category. Peña fabric 1 represents a new source, for which he suggests a provenance in ?northern inland Etruria. The forms of this quartz and feldspar fabric differ somewhat from the normal forms we see in Britain, and include a lid-seated dish (a typical Italian cooking ware form), a dish with out-turned rim and a lid with a slightly grooved rim. Peña's third fabric contains weathered volcanic material and obsidian, and could be a PRW1 variant, although he considers it to be a separate fabric.

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1249  Van der Werff, J, 'Ein Amphorenstempel des L Evmachvs in Nijmegen (Niederlande)', Rei Cretariae Romanae Fautores, Ada, 29/30, 1991, 7-14.
syn,exc/mil/last quarter of 1st BC
amp (Dr 2-4)/stv
A short paper on an amphora stamp, L.EVMACHI, which apparently comes from Pompeii, but has been found as far afield as Smyrna, Carthage, Alexandria, Ampurias, Minorca, and Alesia, as well as at Nijmegen, from whence comes the example which began the research. Van der Werff is particularly interested in identifying the Eumachus (or Eumachia) to which the stamp refers: several people with the name are known at Pompeii.
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1251  Zabehlicky-Scheffenegger, S, 'Frühe padaische Filialen einiger arretinischer Töpfereien', Rei Cretariae Romanae Fautores, Acta, 29/30, 1991, 95-104.
syn,exc/rail/lst BC/usf
A brief study of a series of stamped Italian-type sigillata, found at Magdalensberg. The earliest of these are from Padana, rather than Arezzo, although the comparative illustrations show the obvious links of the later Padana potters with the latter industry, if not actual movement of potters. A useful addendum to the Conspectus (JRPS 4, entry no. 961).

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