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2000 years of pottery forms and shapes
Early Medieval AD 1000 - 1250

  • Common name Ashampstead type ware
  • Class Globular jug
  • Height 219mm
  • Identifier PW79
  • Production centre village based industry at Ashampstead, Berkshire
  • Distribution wares commonly supplied to urban centres of Abingdon, Oxford, Reading and Newbury
  • Use storage of liquid
  • Date 13th century AD
  • Published in Bruce-Mitford 1939, Pl X no 8, 119 and Mepham and Heaton 1995, 29 - 43
  • Historic context a property in Radcliffe Square, Oxford
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