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 Early Medieval Oxford ware
  • Class Dish
  • Height 56-65mm
  • Identifier PW45
  • Production centre dispersed industry to the north west of Oxford
  • Distribution local
  • Use baking and preparation of food
  • Date Late 12th - early 13th century AD
  • Published in Mellor in Allen 1994, Fig 70 no 1, 328
  • Historic context ditch in rural hamlet
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