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The National Roman Fabric Reference Collection: a Handbook

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Appendix 1: Keywords and Definitions
Appendix 2: Physical Layout of Sherds Housed in the NRFRC


Caerleon White-slipped ware (CAR WS)

Single sample

General appearance

Our example has a white (5YR 8/1) slip.

Hand specimen

The inclusions in this sherd are more restricted than for the other examples of Caerleon ware included here, consisting only of common ill-sorted pink-brown clay pellets, usually measuring between 0.5–1.0mm, together with sparse fine silver mica.