Roman Mortarium Pottery Fragments

£75.00

For those who love cooking with herbs and spices.

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Roman Mortarium Pottery Fragments
For those who love cooking with herbs and spices.
Pestillum and mortarium are the Latin words for a pestle and mortar. They were used in Roman cooking and medicine-making. The pestillum is a hand-held tool used to crush herbs and spices in the heavy bowl called the mortarium. Discovered during the excavation of the Roman Villa on Wycombe
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