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     Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 35  1921  page 16
A ROMAN CEMETERY DISCOVERED AT OSPRINGE IN 1920. By W. Whiting

   No. 37. BOWL, 7⅞. in. diameter, 2¾ in. high; terra sigillata ware; clay poor, soft, light pinkish-red; the glaze in darker red and almost decayed away. Impression of potter’s stamp quite illegible.   
   Resembles the Rheinzabern Bowl of Florentinus in having a continuous curve from the top to base inside. Oelmann, Niederbieber, type 1, pl. i., 1 b, A.D. 190—260, and may be dated about A.D. 200.*

   The pottery can at present be seen at the offices of Messrs. Whiting Bros., Builders, Ospringe, adjoining the site where it was found; it is hoped that it may in the near future be placed for permanent exhibition in the public reading room at the Institute, East Street, Faversham.

   Thanks must be expressed to Mr. Mill Stephenson, F.S.A., and to Mr. Reginald Smith, F.S.A., of the British Museum, not only for editing these notes, but also for twice visiting the site, identifying the hobnails, giving innumerable suggestions and being of the greatest possible assistance in many other ways; to Mr. Thos. May as before mentioned; to Mr. H. Elgar of Maidstone, and to the Curators of several other museums for information and assistance in various directions.
   Since the above report was concluded further discoveries have been made in this cemetery, but as it is possible still more excavating may yet be done, details of later finds must await our next volume.
  * Die Keramik des Kastells Niederbieber. By F. Oelmann.(1914.)

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