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 Tripod pitcher
  • Height 305mm
  • Identifier PW133
  • Production centre north east of Oxford
  • Distribution Oxford and north east Oxfordshire
  • Use storage of liquid or as a decanter
  • Date 12th - 13th century AD
  • Published in Bruce-Mitford 1939, Fig. 22B, Pl X 5, 101
  • Historic context well 2 from a property, perhaps fronting Parks Road, in the north eastern suburb of Oxford, found with many pottery vessels
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