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- adjective Of or pertaining to
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Of the vessels of Italian manufacture, the majority is from Arretine production centers, exhibiting fine intricate profiles and glossy slipped surfaces.
Latin words, as I have said above (p. 24), had begun to appear on the native British coinage, and Arretine pottery had found its way to such places as Foxton in Cambridgeshire, Alchester in
Early in the first century Gaulish potters began to copy and compete with it; before long the products of the Arretine kilns had vanished even from the Italian market.
Arretine inscription (words which do not immediately follow the account of the Numidian triumph) can be brought into connection with the story told by Plutarch (_Mar_. 12) that Marius, either through forgetfulness or clumsiness, entered the senate in his triumphal dress.
Of the various substitutes suggested, 'Pseudo-Arretine' is clumsy, 'Terra Sigillata' is at least as incorrect, and 'Gaulish' covers only a part of the field (_Proc.