London ware

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A type of pottery with a relatively fine burnished grey or black fabric, often imitating various forms of Samian ware bowls, and often decorated with inscribed lines, impressed stamps, rouletting and compass‐scribed circles. Made in the Thames Estuary area, Suffolk, Hertfordshire, and the Nene Valley in the late 1st and 2nd centuries ad, and widely distributed during this period.

Subjects: Archaeology.

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