Roman Pepper Pots.


These are Three silver-gilt Roman (piperatoria) or pepper pots from the Hoxne Hoard of Roman Britain.

The Hoxne Hoard is the largest hoard of late Roman silver and gold discovered in Britain,[3] and the largest collection of gold and silver coins of the fourth and fifth century found anywhere within the Roman Empire. It was found by Eric Lawes, a metal detectorist in the village of Hoxne in Suffolk, England, on 16 November 1992.


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