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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

REDOMA - A WINE JUG FOR THE BANQUET TABLE


Wedding at Cana (detail)[1]
Photo from: Faces of Ancient Europe


OLeon arrotoma, Hisp Ar rat úma (bottleneck), Eng wine jug set on the banquet table. It was commonly used in Leon during the 10th C . [Sánchez-Albornoz. 2000:132:146]


[1] Note: The servant is using a large jug of wine to fill a “redoma,”  or wine jug, which will be placed on the banquet table in the background.

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