Potsherd: Atlas of Roman Pottery

Caerleon mortaria

Mortaria manufactured at or near Caerleon (Gwent/Wales/GB) during 2nd century AD; distributed across south Wales and south-west England.


Exeter mortarium fabric FB32. JRPS bibliography fabric crm. Usk mortarium fabric 21.


Distribution of Caerleon mortaria in Britain
National Roman Fabric Reference Collection
(Dore & Tomber 1998, Museum of London Archaeology Service Monograph 2)
  • Fabric code: CAR OX (Caerleon Oxidised ware, p.205).
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The pottery kilns of Roman Britain (Swan 1984)
Kilns producing this ware are located at:
  • Caerleon (Monmouth)
Further details of these sites are available through the link above, and are summarized and mapped here.
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