11/07/11

Classis Britannica stamp tile

A Roman tile stamped ‘CLBR’, the mark of the Roman Imperial navy in British waters – the Classis Britannica.  This is the Roman equivelent to a ‘WD’ mark on more modern military equipment. About twenty such stamps are now known from the East Cliff area of Folkestone but only two have been identified amongst the material from the recent excavations.

This post is in: Late Iron Age to Roman (200 BC-AD 450)