Non Coritani Sed Corieltauvi

  title={Non Coritani Sed Corieltauvi},
  author={R. S. O. Tomlin},
  journal={The Antiquaries Journal},
  pages={353 - 355}
  • R. Tomlin
  • Published 1 September 1983
  • History
  • The Antiquaries Journal
Two conjoining fragments of a Roman tegula (pi. LXI) were found in 1965 during excavation at Tripontium (Cave's Inn Farm, Churchover, Warwickshire). A graffito of at least four lines, now incomplete, had been incised with a nib-like point while the clay was still damp. It was published in 1966 by Mr. R. P. Wright, who read [CIV]1TATISCORIELSOLILIOR OM[. . . I . . .]NIOM| . . . ]M| . . .JCESOM. He suggested that it might be evidence of a new civitas in Roman Britain, the civitas Corielsoliliorum… 
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