Clay tubes

    • Provenienza:
      Morgantina, vaults from the North Thermae
    • Data:
      Mid-3rd century BC
    • Materiali:
    • Dimensioni:
      68-72.5 cm long, 16-17 cm diameter, weight 4.50-12.99 kg
    • Collocazione:
      Aidone (Enna), Museo Archeologico Regionale
    • Inventario:
      invv. 1956, 1957, 1958
  • Clay tubes

The clay tubes come from the barrel vaults that covered two large rectangular rooms and from the dome above a circular room: the rotunda (tholos) of the complex. These irregular artefacts, made from rolled slabs of clay, at times with another cylindrical addition, were baked in kilns.