Jug spout

Description
This ceramic ram’s head is from a water jug called an ‘aquamanile’, used for washing hands during meals. The jug was made in Lincoln and discovered by archaeologists in Exeter.
Accession Loan No.
118/1930
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Common Name
jug spout
Simple Name
spout
Full Name
aquamanile jug spout
Dimensions
whole length 65 mm; whole W 45 mm; whole H 80 mm
Period Classification
Early Medieval (1200-1400)
Production Year Low
1250
Production Year High
1300
Production Town
Lincoln
Production County
Lincolnshire
Production Country
England
Family Group

Material
pottery; Lincoln ware
Collector / Excavator
Watson, William, Mr
Collection Site Name
Bowdens, 229 High Street
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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