Sooted experimental pots

From Foodways in Roman Republican Italy by Laura M. Banducci

  • Archaeology
  • Classical Studies:Roman
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  • Fig. 77. (a) Modern vessel following experiment 1. It had been placed over a fire and then washed, yet soot remains on the exterior. (b) Modern vessel in the middle of experiment 2. Soot is deposited on the bottom and sides of the vessel where it is not blocked by supports.