A selection of ceramics through the ages (5 second delay) Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology The Collections:
PotWeb: Ceramics online
@ the Ashmolean Museum
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, Continental type
  • Class Urn
  • Height 150mm
  • Identifier PW197
  • Production centre local
  • Distribution local
  • Use as a cremation urn
  • Date 5th - early 6th century AD
  • Historic context Sancton cemetery, Yorkshire
  • Excavated by Professor Rolleston
Return
Back to Ceramic Collections Back to 2000 years of ...
Copyright University of Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, 2001
The Ashmolean Museum retains the copyright of all materials
used here and in its Museum Web pages.
last updated: jcm/29-may-2001