African Sigillata 2.1

Class of gloss-slipped tableware from the interior of central Tunisia; one of two sub-classes of African Sigillata 2.

This sub-class of African Sigillata 2 consists of material in a gritty, quartz-rich fabric with a notable component of calcareous bodies that is assumed to correspond to a production group that originated at Djilma - Henchir El-Guellal in the interior of central Tunisia.

Mackensen and Schneider 2006, 168, 177-8, 185-7. See also bibliography for African Sigillata 2.