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
Highly decorated 13th -14th centuries

  • Common name East Wiltshire ware
  • Class Globular jug
  • Height 330mm
  • Identifier PW07
  • Production centre dispersed industry in the Savernake Forest, east Wiltshire
  • Distribution wide east and west
  • Use storage of liquids
  • Date Late 12th - 15th century AD
  • Published in Zarnecki, Holt and Holland 1984, no 486, 354
  • Historic context from excavations for the construction of subterranean book-store on the north side of the Radcliffe Camera, Oxford 1910
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