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 Saxon AD 350 - 650

  • Common name Sandy ware
  • Class Urn
  • Height 230mm
  • Identifier PW198
  • Production centre a workshop or (perhaps a single potter) at work in the area around Illington and Lackford, Suffolk
  • Distribution local
  • Use as a cremation urn
  • Date Mid - late 6th century AD
  • Provenance Lackford, Suffolk
  • Collected by Arthur Evans
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