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Roman colander

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Roman colander
Roman colander

Roman colander, made of bronze, discovered in Herculaneum. The object is on display in the museum in Herculaneum. The colander was used, among other things, to strain and cool wine and other liquids with snow1.

  1. Monika Więch, Were these jugs and colanders made of cooking ware fabric intended for cooking? Finds from the Polish excavations of Warsaw University at Nea Paphos, vol 23, 2019,

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