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 Pear-shaped jug
  • Height 220mm
  • Identifier PW114
  • 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
  • Published in Bruce-Mitford 1939, Fig 25 H, Pl X no 2 125
  • Historic context from a property, redeveloped for the New Bodleian Library, Broad Street in the north east suburb of Oxford, but unassociated with other material culture
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