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Camulodunum type 262, le type Besançon and Central Gaulish granite-tempered ware

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Site name Paris
location FR 75-Ville-de-Paris
museum Direction Régionale des Antiquités Historiques d'Ile de France (Paris)
Typology Cam 262
Description Petit illustrates a C262 jar from an Augustan group, described as hand-made with a micaceous zone on the rim and shoulder. Assemblages of similar date held by the Direction Régionale des Antiquités Historiques include further jars of form C262; most are wheel-thrown with a micaceous slip on the rim and shoulder.

Tuffreau-Libre (in Kruta, Bémont, Tuffreau-Libre 19##) illustrates a rim-sherd from an open bowl in a micaceous fabric from an Augustan-Tiberian group, citing Ferdière's type Besançon as a possible parallel.

Jobelot and Vermeersch (1991) illustrate assemblages of le type Besançon from two sites in Paris and present the results of thin-section analysis.

Ferdière 1972
Bibliography Petit 1975, 124, fig.A,4
Kruta, Bémont and Tuffreau-Libre 19##, 25-6, fig.1,13
Bouthier, Lemoine and Simon 1973
Jobelot and Vermeersch 1991, 269-274
sfecag versailles 1993
Fabrics(s) Insufficient data
Location map : Paris
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