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Date5th - 6th century AD (AD 401 - 600)
Material and technique
stoneware with remains of glaze, combed decoration
Dimensions25 cm approx. (height)
mouth 12.1 cm (diameter)
body 20.5 cm approx. (diameter)
No. of items
Purchased with the assistance of the Victoria and Albert Museum Fund and the Friends of the Ashmolean Museum, 1983.
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Glossary of terms
Vitreous coating applied to the surface of a ceramic to make it impermeable or for decorative effect.
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1200-1300⁰c and is often buff or grey in colour.