Gillam 1970, type 225 (190-240)
South Shields, 21742 (c.225 - late third/early fourth). Mid-grey core, darker speckled exterior surface that has lost its original burnishing. Fine hard shiny black and soft black inclusions.
A. South Shields, 22802 (c.225 - late third/early fourth). Wide dark grey core with fine white inclusions, brown margins and dark grey surfaces with buff patches.
B. South Shields, 22102 (c.210 - c.225). Light grey core with soft black inclusions and patchy mid-grey, dark grey and oxidised surfaces.
C. South Shields, 4808 (c.225). Wide pale grey core with oxidised surfaces with the patchy remains of a smooth pale grey/white finish.
D. South Shields, 4808 (c.225). Wide pale grey core and dark grey surfaces with the remains of pale grey/buff burnishing that does not extend to the lower surface of the base.
E. Wallsend, E08:27 (c.270). Wide pale grey core with dark grey margins and surfaces. Rare black inclusions. For other large examples see Mucking B, 12-3 (Jones and Rodwell 1973).
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