Roman Army Stew Pot

Description of Object:

Fragment of a Roman army stew pot with simple border design

Discussion:

The pot was made here in Middlewich, simple and robust with a design that was scratched in while on the potter’s wheel. The painting above right shows the original shape of this pot which is based on the fragment found.

Date of Object:

2nd Century

Find-spot:

Middlewich

Dimensions:

Width: 36.5 cm
Thickness: 1 cm
Length: 43 cm

Location:

Held on behalf of the community of Middlewich by Cheshire Museums.
  • 27 Grosvenor St, Chester, Cheshire CH1 2DD
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