Petrified Roman bread from 79 CE. On the bread, there is an inscription: owned by Celer, slave of Q. Granius Verus. The find comes from Herculaneum (near Pompeii) and dates back to the 1st century CE. What is worth emphasizing, the basic ingredient of Roman’s dinner was bread.
Bread made of different types of flour was distinguished: black bread (panis rusticus, plebeius), white bread (panis secundaris) and the finest luxury bread (panis candidus, uniform).