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 Redware
  • Class Chamber pot
  • Height 165mm
  • Identifier PW105
  • Use for collecting night soil
  • Date early 17th century AD
  • Published in Sturdy 1959, Fig 16 no 7, 32, 35
  • Historic context predates the construction of the building of the Bodleian Library 1613 AD
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