Drug jar

Description
Pots like these were used to store ointments and were made by various pottery workshops across Europe. This jar was made in the pottery kilns of South Somerset, and discovered during excavations in Exeter.
Accession Loan No.
300/1988/2342
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Common Name
drug jar
Simple Name
drug bottle
Full Name
drug jar
Dimensions
whole height 55 mm; rim diameter 50 mm; base diameter 40 mm
Period Classification
Post Medieval (1500-1750)
Production Year Low
1680
Production Year High
1690
Family Group

Material
pottery; South Somerset ware
Collector / Excavator
Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit
Collection Site Name
38 North Street
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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