Roman cheese press

Roman cheese press
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Full image caption

Greyware circular straight-sided bowl, incomplete and heavily restored. Used for straining the whey from cheese. The surviving section consists of the base which has two concentric ridges and a central dome and ten neatly-rounded perforations interspersed between the ridges. This cheese press was found at Threadneedle Street, London.

Image Details

Date
 
43 BC - 450 AD
Image Number
 
000314

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