Grey-ware jar - ROM2010_11687_68

ROM2010_11687_68

Grey-ware jar

Medium:Wheel thrown earthenware
Geography: Italy
Date: c. 150-50 BC
Period: Roman Republican period
Dimensions:
13.2 x 20.8 cm
Object number: 918.3.145
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. H.D. Warren
On view
Gallery Location:Eaton Gallery of Rome: Republican values and daily life
Description

The Roman Republican Household

Roman houses were sparsely furnished by modern standards. Much of what remains from them is not even furniture but rather the kitchen utensils of everyday use. Containers for water and wine, storage jars, and tableware were often made of clay or metal. These domestic items were relatively plain.

Collection:
Greek World
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