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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


New Forest (Coarse) Red-slipped ware 1 (NFO RS 1)

Single sample

General appearance

A range of bowls (Fulford 1975a, Types 59–69) are included in Fulford’s Fabric 1c, with monochrome slip in colours similar to those painted on parchment ware. Our example is slipped brown (10YR 4/1–3/1).

See the related record on the Atlas of Roman Pottery on the Potsherd website