Roman Cup depicting a Horse Race in Circus Maximus
Entertainment while entertainingHaving guests over for dinner was very important in ancient Rome. But not only conversing and making deals was of importance for the host but also showing off their wealth and splendor. Thus, they acquired loads of fine cutlery and dinnerware. Not only being plan clay pots but highly decorated drinking vessels of the highest quality.
The depictions found on those cups, plates and more ranged from erotic scenes to portraits of goods and famous politicians. Nonetheless, you could also find sport events like horse racing or arena battles. In this case it is horse racing. This sport was Rome's past time No° 1. So, it does not come as a surprise that you would scenes taken from those events as ornaments on daily life's objects. If you're not only a sport's fan but also a fan of the ancient Roman way of living and enjoying life, then this is the cup for you! You should not miss out on the opportunity to expand or start your collection of Roman dinnerware.
Roman Cup Details:
- Width: 9 cm
- Height: 7 cm
- Weight: 400 grams
- Can hold up to 200 milliliters
- Terra Sigilata
- Handmade in Italy
- The original dates back to the 1st century A.D.
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