Large Roman pottery mortar

Made:
101-200 CE in Damascus

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Large Roman pottery mortar, coarse orangey fabric, heavy hooked rim, flat external base, rounded internally, pouring spout, possibly made by Rignotus, Syria(?) 2nd century

Details

Category:
Classical & Medieval Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A156454
type:
mortar
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • grinder - tool
credit:
Moussali and Salhani