(View exact match)

CATEGORY: artifact
DEFINITION: A large metal vessel for cooking, usually with a round base, heavy flange rim, and handles for suspending it over a fire. Examples date from the European Late Bronze Age, with especially important ones from Urartu. In the Iron Age, they were sometimes made of silver. These cauldrons were usually made of sheet bronze riveted together and having 2-4 handles. Cauldrons were a sign of great wealth or power.
cauldron chains
CATEGORY: artifact
DEFINITION: Pairs of connected short lengths of iron chain used to suspend a bronze cauldron over a source of heat.

Display More Results