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Here is a fun pot shard that turned up in week 6.
The graffiti seems to read

A V S L M although the L is imperfect and the S is not scratched all the way through the glaze.

Discerning WeDiggers will recall that VSLM is the abbreviation for "fullfilled vows willingly" as appeared on last years altar. In fact with variations it seems to be the standard wording for such.

Perhaps a bowl used to pour libations?

Tim Wolter
with thanks to Kate!
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