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Katinum

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Catinum (Latin: catinum) - an ancient Roman variety of tableware, in particular - plates. These household items could be created from clay (ceramics), wood, glass, or metal.

Ceramic plate. 1st century AD
Glass plate. Pompeii. 1st century AD
Silver plate. It was exhibited at MMOMA. 1st century BC

Naturally, the dishes were actively used by all peoples on the territory of the ancient Mediterranean. Ceramic tableware is the most common type. The technique of different peoples was somewhat different, but retained the same functionality. In Greece, dishes were often painted. But for example, glassware was most common in the Roman Empire.

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Gallery

Ceramic plate. First half of the 2nd century AD
Glass plate. Pompeii. 1st century AD
Glass plate. Pompeii. 1st century AD
Ceramic plate. 1st century AD
Ceramic plate. 1st century AD
Ceramic flat plate. 1-2 century AD
Ceramic deep dish. 1-2 century AD
Ceramic deep dish. 1-2 century AD
Ceramic deep dish. 1-2 century AD
Roman striped mosaic glass bowl. Location: Zadar Museum of Ancient Glass. 1st century AD
Mosaic bowl. Location: J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles. 1st century BC
Silver cup with Minerva, from the Hildesheim hoard. Antique Collection, Berlin. 1st century BC
Ceramic plate. The Eastern Sigillate. First half of the 2nd century AD
Deep glass dish. Los Angeles Museum of Art. 1st century BC
Deep glass dish. Los Angeles Museum of Art. 1st century BC
Silver plate with Hercules. Found in Rogozen 1985-6. Vratsa Regional History Museum. 4th century BC
Ceramic plate. Second half of the 3rd century AD