Argonne ware

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Pottery type of the 4th century ad, usually with a red colour‐coat, made in the Samian ware tradition. Vessels are decorated with horizontal bands of impressed geometric patterns, executed with a roller stamp. The ware was made in the Argonne in northeast Gaul. Its distribution in Britain is mainly confined to the south and southeast band. Also known as Marne ware.

Subjects: Archaeology.

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