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 ?Nuneaton ware, Warwickshire
  • Class Baluster jug
  • Height 245mm
  • Identifier PW139
  • Production centre close to coal measure clay
  • Distribution The Midlands
  • Use storage of liquid
  • Date Late 12th - early 13th century AD
  • Published in Bruce-Mitford 1939, Fig 22A, Pl X no 4, 101
  • Historic context well 2 from a property, perhaps fronting Park Road, in the north eastern suburb of Oxford, found with many pottery vessels
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