Object: Jug

Jug for garum
Ceramic
Marketplace in the Forum, Pompeii

According to the inscription on this jug or urceus — LIQVAMEN OPTIMUM PHOEBO-RHEMBI-AVG-LIB DISP — ‘The best-quality fish sauce is dispensed by Phoebus Rhembi, Augustan freedman’.

SAP No: 12377
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Relation to Daily Life in Pompeii

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