Just a thought Peter, but it might be an idea for yourself or the PAS to
put out a request for detectorists to collect and record pot finds.
This not normally something we do as a matter of course, so you may be
getting patterns that reflect the collecting/reporting stats of
detectorists rather than a true picture of pot dispersement,
On 23 April 2012 09:37, Peter Laurie <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Thanks for the email.
> Are there some online maps of find sites apart from the PAS?
> I'm afraid both wares do penetrate into base level rural sites and even
>> into aceramic areas -although bb1 is heavily represented in west and north
>> - check out paul Tyers' site here http://potsherd.net/atlas/**
>> potsherd.html <http://potsherd.net/atlas/potsherd.html> there is also a
>> paper by Allen and Fulford in Britannia 1996 of the distribution of BB.
>> also have a look at streve willis' samian project in the latest Britannia,
>> or through internet archaeology - the distributions are reliant on site
>> type, which type of samian and the proportion of decorated material
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