List of Figures

Figure 1: Flowchart of objectively determinable characteristics of ceramic remains demonstrating the relationships of these characteristics to pottery functions.

Figure 2: Drawing of three vessels showing how the relation between the diameter of the opening, maximum diameter and height of the vessel's body influences accessibility. According to my criteria the two examples on the left are considered restricted vessels, while the one on the right is considered unrestricted. Adapted by Van der Veen from Stuart (1977a, plates 6.93, 1.6 and 23.385).

Figure 3: Drawings of the rims of vessels that can be easily closed or sealed with a plug (top), lid (middle) and pliable cover (bottom). Drawings by Van der Veen.

Figure 4: Drawings of common Flavian smooth-tempered flagons and coarse-tempered jugs. 1 and 2: one-handled flagons (kruiken) (Hofheim 50/51, see Ritterling 1913, and St. 110). 3 and 4: two-handled flagons (kruikamforen) St. 129 and St. 131. 5: jug (kan) St. 214. Adapted by Van der Veen from Stuart (1977a, plates 6.93, 6.96, 9.144, 11.166 and 22.364).

Figure 5: Drawings of the vessel forms referred to in Figures 6 and 7. 1: Gallo-Belgic beaker HBW 31. 2: Holdeurn ware beaker NHW 64. 3: mortarium St. 149 or St. 149H when in Holdeurn fabric. 4: jar St. 201A or NHW 62 when in Holdeurn fabric. 5: bowl St. 210 or NHW 66 when in Holdeurn fabric. 6: Gallo-Belgic 'cork urn' HBW94. Adapted by Van der Veen from Stuart (1977a, plates 16.233, 19.285) and Holwerda (1941, plates 10.486, 16.1295; 1944, plates 5.334, 5.346).

Figure 6: Correspondence analysis of pottery forms in three groups of Flavian pits from the Canisiuscollege excavations. Red = vessel forms, other than flagons, associated with the three groups of pits. Labels are provided for the most important ones. See Appendix B for abbreviations used. Blue = pits containing only one-handled flagons (Group 1); pits containing only two-handled flagons (Group 2); pits containing both one- and two-handled flagons (Group 3).

Figure 7: Scatter plot of vessel forms, other than flagons, occurring in pits with one-handled flagons only (Group 1, y-axis) and pits with two-handled flagons only (Group 2, x-axis). The vessels are plotted as percentages of all rim fragments in each group. The trend line represents an equal distribution. Labels are provided for the most important vessel forms.


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