The mortar and pestle are ancient utensils has been used throughout the world both in the medical field to crush various ingredients in medicines and in the culinary. The materials of the mortar vary and some are made of stone like this example of basalt.
Provenance: Aweidah Gallery, Israel, 2014
Previous owner: Documentation at Aweidah Gallery
Export authorization from the Israel Antiquities Authority No. 526597 with date 21/08/2014
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- Ancient Roman
- mortar and pestle, 16 x 12 cm / 3 kg
- Century/ Timeframe
- 100-300 AD
- Erosion at the edges