Two pairs of skewers

5th-4th century B.C.
Melfi, Museo Archeologico Nazionale “M. Pallottino”
Inv. 342797, 342797a, 342798, 342798a


Skewers were used to roast meat, an important practice within the context of the symposium. Along with the firedogs and the lamp, they were among the grave goods found at Banzi (in today's Province of Potenza).