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Roman bakeries ~ Peter Connolly

Roman bakeries ~ Peter Connolly

Roman mosaic, putting bread into the oven, 1st half 3rd CE, from a series showing agricultural work throughout the year, from Saint Romain-en-Gal, France.

ROMAN MOSAIC (Putting bread into the oven) -- Half Century CE -- From a series showing agricultural work throughout the year -- Saint Romain-en-Gal, France

Drawing of the Average Work Day in an Ancient Roman Bakery. Photograph. Pompeii Nowadays and 2000 Years Ago. Firenze: Bonechi Edizioni- Il Turismo, 1977. 56-57. Print.  This shows how a Romran bakery could have looked.

Drawing of the Average Work Day in an Ancient Roman Bakery. Pompeii Nowadays and 2000 Years Ago. This shows how a Roman bakery could have looked.

Pompeii - Wood Fired Roman Oven at a Bakery

Once again, a glimpse into the life of Roman cooking and baking. The arch is a huge hint that this is actually from Roman times, since it was a new development to them. Pompeii - Wood Fired Roman Oven at a Bakery

Roman military bread making

Roman military bread making

British Museum: Portable Roman oven experiment. Looks amazing!

Oven with charcoal beneath and on top of it From Parthian chicken to flat breads: experimenting with a Roman oven

The best-preserved Roman oven, north of the Alps, is at Augusta Raurica which is a Roman archaeological site and an open-air museum in Switzerland; located on the south bank of the Rhine river, about 20 km east of Basel near the villages of Augst and Kaiseraugst, it is a art of the oldest known Roman colony on the Rhine.

Beautifully-preserved Roman Oven -- Excavated @ Augusta Raurica, a Roman archaeological site & open-air museum in Switzerland -- Located on the south bank of the Rhine River, about 20 km east of Basel near the villages of Augst & Kaiseraugst.

Baking bread in the oven, relief from the tomb of baker Marco Virgilio Eurisace, Rome, Italy, Roman Civilization, 2nd century BC

Baking bread in the oven, relief from the tomb of baker Marco Virgilio Eurisace, Rome, Italy, Roman Civilization, 2nd century BC

Line drawing of testum/clibanus from Apicus (follow link for article on use)

From Parthian chicken to flat breads: experimenting with a Roman oven

Loaf of bread Source: © William Starling, Alabama, USA

"This carbonised loaf, found in an oven at Pompeii, must have been left untended when Vesuvius erupted." Plaster cast copy displayed at Western Australian Museum.

http://www.pottedhistory.co.uk/Bread_Ovens.html

Graham's Potted History: Bread and Circuses

Oven in the House of the pergola, archaeological site of Puymin, Vaison-la-Romaine, Provence-Alpes-Cote dAzur, France, Roman civilization, 2nd century

Oven in the House of the pergola, archaeological site of Puymin, Vaison-la-Romaine, Provence-Alpes-Cote dAzur, France, Roman civilization, 2nd century

Roman art: Sarcophagus relief

Roman art: Sarcophagus relief

http://museum-of-artifacts.blogspot.ro/2015/11/what-did-romans-eat-food-from-pompeii.html

history-museum: “Half loaf of carbonised bread from Pompeii.

Image from http://ridiculouslyinteresting.com/2013/07/22/preserved-loaf-of-bread-discovered-at-pompeii/

Loaf of bread from Pompeii with maker's stamp still visible on the top, which was preserved in the ash and pumice that erupted from Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. I want a maker's stamp!