A mortarium was the mixing bowl of the Roman Empire, used for mixing dough, cheese and ingredients for dinner. Bowls like this are found everywhere in the Roman Empire. Originals can be found for example in the Museum of London. Most of the mortaria have a small spout, to pour the ingredients into a pan or another dish, or to remove excessive substances. Mortaria were made of coarse-grained ceramics, in contrary to the smooth terra sigillata, to make the mixing easier.
The height of this mortarium is 9,7 cm and its max. circumference is 92 cm. It weighs approx. 2,25 kg.
Washing-up instructions: Wash by hand, not suitable for dishwashing machines.
This article is tested and is suitable for food preparation.
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