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 Rounded jug
  • Height in excess of 350mm
  • Identifier PW132
  • Production centre west Buckinghamshire
  • Distribution local
  • Use storage of liquids
  • Date early 13th century AD
  • Published in Bruce-Mitford 1939, Fig 23 C, 99 and Mellor 1997b, Fig 77, 68
  • Historic context well 1 at the rear of a property fronting Broad Street, in the north eastern suburb of Oxford, found with many pottery vessels and substantial oak boards up to 1 inch in thickness
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