Were These Jugs and Colanders Made of Cooking Ware Fabric Intended for Cooking? Finds from the Polish Excavations of Warsaw University at Nea Paphos

  • Monika Więch Warsaw
Keywords: Nea Paphos, early Roman period, cooking ware pottery, jugs, colanders, thermal processing of food, traces of use

Abstract

The aim of the paper is to extend the standard set of ceramic vessels used for thermal processing of food with two forms: jugs and colanders. The paper presents the functional analysis of ceramic jugs and colanders made of cooking ware found in early Roman layers of the residential quarter of ancient Nea Paphos, excavated by the Polish Archaeological Mission of Warsaw University at Kato Paphos. The examination is based on the shape of the vessels, the fabric, as well as on specific traces of use visible on the pots, such as mineral deposit on the inside or soot on the outside surface.

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Published
2019-12-31
How to Cite
Więch, Monika. 2019. “Were These Jugs and Colanders Made of Cooking Ware Fabric Intended for Cooking? Finds from the Polish Excavations of Warsaw University at Nea Paphos”. Studies in Ancient Art and Civilisation 23 (December), 205-25. https://doi.org/10.12797/SAAC.23.2019.23.10.
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