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
Early Medieval AD 1000 - 1250
  • Common Name Medieval Oxford ware
  • Class Rounded jar
  • Height 265mm
  • Identifier PW03
  • Production centre north east of Oxford
  • Distribution Oxford and north east Oxfordshire
  • Use cooking and storage
  • Date Mid - late 11th - mid 13th century AD
  • Published in Mellor 1997b, Fig 3, 6
  • Historic context found in excavation with baluster jug at Balliol College, Oxford, perhaps from a building facing St Mary Magdalen
  • Presented by T E Lawrence
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