Roman Basket "LePuy-en-Velay" (Large)

Item number: 65805

-

Category: Baskets & boxes


59,90 €
≈ £ 55.05

including 19% VAT. , no shipping costs

available for order

Shipping time: 1 - 3 workdays

Piece
 



Shipping weight:
0,56 Kg
Dimensions ( width × height ):
33,00 × 39,00 cm

A Basket for Everyone!

Baskets were just essential during Antiquity like they are today. There is no doubt about it. They were needed for storage purposes, for transportation and for decoration - just like baskets are today. And also as today baskets came in all forms, sizes and shapes. Each and everyone specialized to fulfill a special task. The item at hand clearly resembles a amphora, the only difference is that it is made from wicker, whereas, 'real' amphorae usually were clay products. Pieces like the one at hand are an essential necessity in order to understand what it meant to live life as an ordinary Roman citizen a few thousand years ago. It gives you an inside in the life outside the great marble halls, the parade fields and the temples.

So, if you too are interested in learning something new about everyday life in Roman times then this basket is for you! It also makes for a great present for history buffs and all other people alike.

Basket Info and Facts

  • Height: approx. 33 cm
  • Diameter: 30 cm
  • Traditionally made by hand
  • Made from 100% wicker
  • Modeled after a real archaeological finds

Forum Traiani ® registered trademark

Average product review

Write your first review and help others with their purchase decision:


Other customers have also bought the following items
Roman Sundial Necklace
15,99 € *
≈ £ 14.69

Roman Sundial Necklace

Traianus Sestertius - Coin Replica
6,99 € *
≈ £ 6.42

Traianus Sestertius - Coin Replica