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 73 cm. It weighs approx. 1,1 kg.
Height: 9.6 cm
Length: 73 cm
Width: 73 cm
Production method: hand thrown
Weight: 1.10 kg
Based on a historic original: yes
Transport weight (gram): 4000 *
Washing-up instructions: Wash by hand, not suitable for dishwashing machines.
This article is tested and is suitable for food preparation.
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.