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SARTA´GO (τήγανον, τάγηνον), a frying-pan (Juv. 10.63), “a strepitu soni vocata quando in ea ardet oleum” (Isid. 20.8); the oil being used for frying, as we use butter or fat. In Pliny (Plin. Nat. 16.55) it is used for melting resin. The shape of a sartago which has been found at Pompeii is exactly like that of a modern frying-pan (see Mus. Borbon. iv. tav. 12; Guhl and Koner, 2.188). For the Greek equivalent, see Athen. vi. pp. 228, 229.

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