Ancient Greek terracotta Apulian red-figure fish plate, 6th century B.C.

The Ancient Greeks were great producers of ceramics, highlighting among them the most exquisite typologies used for festivities and banquets. Fish in Ancient Greece was a delicacy to which only certain wealthy classes had access. It is said that fish such as sea bass, tuna or conger eel were almost a delicacy, so we must think that this type of ceramic dishes, focused precisely to contain fish was used by wealthy families during the festivities or banquets that would make arranging the food on it.


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