A selection of ceramics through the ages (5 second delay) Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology The Collections:
PotWeb: Ceramics online
@ the Ashmolean Museum
Early Europe & Near East
Classical to Medieval
Europe from 1500
Oriental & Islamic
People and their collections
Rupert Bruce-Mitford: A Case Study
What was he like?
He was an energetic man, meticulous in scholarship, with a gift for friendship and an inspiration to several generations of students. In an account of his career, he wrote: `archaeology is not just excavation, the making of discoveries by digging... Apart from the diggers there are the analysts and systematizers of the materials, the interpreters as well as the finders. Some people are both'. Bruce-Mitford's description could almost be a self-portrait.
What did he do? Rupert Bruce-Mitford His early life
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