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 Minety type ware, north Wiltshire
  • Class Shouldered jar
  • Height 250mm
  • Identifier PW01
  • Production centre north Wiltshire
  • Distribution east and west of production centre
  • Use for storage or washing clothes
  • Date Mid 13th - 15th century AD
  • Published in Mellor 1997b, Fig 30, 27
  • Historic context found with a similar vessel on a property in Wood Street, Swindon, Wiltshire 1938
  • Presented by A D Passmore
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