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The Medieval Period (1100AD - 1499AD)

Life In The Middle Ages

Bronze Ewer (2)

Description:

Medieval ewer from Whitelawside Farm, Nicholforest, Canonbie dated c1300 AD.

 

People washed their hands during meals using the water from a ewer poured over a basin.  Regular handwashing was necessary because people ate with their fingers during this period.

 

Source:
Annan Museum
Accession number:
1993.29
Digital Number:
HRAH009
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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