A selection of ceramics through the ages (5 second delay) Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology The Collections:
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Early Europe & Near East
Classical to Medieval
Europe from 1500
Oriental & Islamic

2000 years of pottery forms and shapes
Saxo-Norman AD 850 - 1150

  • Common name Early Medieval Oxford ware
  • Class Shouldered jar
  • Height 193mm
  • Identifier PW57
  • Production centre a dispersed industry to the north-west and west of Oxford
  • Distribution local
  • Use cooking and storage
  • Date 11th - 12th century AD
  • Published in Mellor 1997b, Fig. 3, 6
  • Historic context a property in Radcliffe Square, Oxford
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