Dish of clay or metal for meals
Dish of clay or metal for meals (fish, meat, desserts). Vessel for the kitchen and cooking, for sacrificial offerings and for melting metals; identified by graffiti probably as the vessel forms Dragendorff 31 and 32 ( Clay vessels). Bowls ( acetabulum ) were also called catinus.
G. Hilgers, Lat. names of vessels, BJ 31. Supplemen…