• latw-63-1
    Cooking pot. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)

Cooking pot

Date
Ca. mid-sixth century BC, Lydian
Museum
Manisa, Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum, 7500
Inventory No.
7500
Sardis CATNUM
P88.031
Material
Ceramic
Object Type
Pottery
Pottery Shape
Cooking Pot
Pottery Ware
Lydian Cookingware
Site
Sardis
Sector
MMS
Trench
MMS-I 86.1
Locus
MMS-I 86.1 Locus 124
Description
Small globular cooking pot of coarse cookingware. Flat bottom, globular body, outturned rim. High-swung strap handle. Thin wash on exterior surface. Interior slightly eroded from use, exterior reddened on one side. Mended from fragments, almost complete. Height 0.120 m, diameter of rim 0.111 m.
Comments
From the kitchen of a Lydian house (Area 3, with Nos. 61, 78, 80, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86) together with cooking pot No. 61. See comment on No. 61.
Discussed
Cahill, “City of Sardis”; Greenewalt, “Bon Appetit”; Cahill, “Persian Sack”
Bibliography
Greenewalt et al. 1990, 149, n. 19.
Author
NDC