stove model

Model of a stove made from reddish earthenware with splashes of green lead glaze. The stove is rectangular in form with a half-circular opening at the front and three circular hobs on the top. Items such as these were buried with the deceased in the belief that the deceased could use it for cooking in the after-life.

Buried with the deceased in a belief that the deceased could use it for cooking in the afterlife.

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