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 Rounded jar
  • Height 250mm
  • Identifier PW134
  • 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 Jope 1940, 54 - 9
  • Historic context found digging foundations of a farm at Hinton Waldrist, Faringdon, Oxfordshire
  • Presented by Miss Spreadbury
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