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 Brill/Boarstall ware, Buckinghamshire
  • Class Small rounded jar
  • Height 90mm
  • Identifier PW04
  • Production centre in west Buckinghamshire
  • Distribution mainly west to Oxfordshire
  • Use cooking and storage
  • Date Early - mid 13th century AD
  • Published in Mellor in Palmer 1980, Fig 11, no 22, fiche
  • Historic context a tenement in the contemporary suburb of St Thomas, Oxford
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