A selection of ceramics through the ages (5 second delay) Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology The Collections:
PotWeb: Ceramics online
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Early Europe & Near East
Classical to Medieval
Europe from 1500
Oriental & Islamic
People and their collections
Rupert Bruce-Mitford: A Case Study
What did he do?
Rupert Bruce-Mitford's archaeological field-work during the 1937 construction of the New Bodleian Library, Oxford, effectively began a great tradition of medieval archaeology in Oxford. This set a standard for recording medieval finds in Britain that was to last almost to the end of the twentieth century. He later extended his painstaking analytical approach to the analysis of the Anglo-Saxon treasure recovered at Sutton Hoo on the eve of World War II. Rupert Bruce-Mitford (1914-1994)
Rupert Bruce-Mitford, graduate of Hertford College, Oxford, wearing military dress at the beginning of World War II (1914-1994) (Courtesy of Margaret Bruce-Mitford)
  Rupert Bruce-Mitford What was he like?
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