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 Early Medieval Oxford ware
  • Class Biconical jug
  • Height 105mm
  • Identifier PW76
  • Production centre a dispersed industry to the north-west and west of Oxford
  • Distribution local
  • Use storage of liquid
  • Date 12th - early 13th century AD
  • Historic context under the floor of St Martin's church, Carfax, Oxford
  • Presented by C J Parker, from a collection of his father, James Parker
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