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Roman Votive Apple
Roman Votive Apple
Roman Votive Apple
Roman Votive Apple
Roman Votive Apple
Roman Votive Apple
Roman Votive Apple
Roman Votive Apple

Roman Votive Apple

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Details
Votive offerings have been found in the thousands across the ancient world.  They were left at temples and religious sites as offerings to the gods.  One presumption is that they were left in the hopes of conjuring divine intervention and gaining favour with a particular deity.  It is also thought that they may have been left as thanks after the event to honour the gods whose intervention was gratefully received.   

We have hand-modelled this votive appl taking inspiration from an original artefact.  

 Materials

Terracotta

Dimensions

Approx. 65 mm high, 60 mm depth

Production

This replica Roman pot has been hand-made in Northumberland by Potted History, based on an original artefact.  It has been fired to a temperature of between 800 & 1000 Centigrade to emulate the same techniques the original potters would have employed nearly two thousand years ago.  This process often results in variations of the surface colour and texture, as is common with the original Roman Pottery and giving each piece its unique character.

Postage
All items are sent using a second class postal service. If you wish to have an item sent first class please contact my for a quote.  Many Thanks