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
Post Medieval AD 1600 - 1720

  • Common name Surrey/Hampshire Border ware
  • Class Chamber pot
  • Height 135mm
  • Identifier PW118
  • Production centre on the Surrey/Hampshire border
  • Distribution widely in southern England
  • Use to collect night soil
  • Date Mid-late 17th century AD
  • Published in Mellor 1997b, Fig. 49
  • Historic context a property in Radcliffe Square, Oxford
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