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ὀπτάνιον). A kitchen. The illustration represents a kitchen stove in the house of Pansa

Kitchen Utensils from Pompeii. (Overbeck.)

Kitchen Stove. (House of Pansa, Pompeii.)

at Pompeii, with some cooking utensils upon it, as discovered when first excavated—viz., a strainer (colum), a kitchen knife (culter coquinaris), and an implement for dressing eggs (supposed apalare). See Domus, p. 546.

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