Hoxne Hoard Pepper Pot

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Helen Simonsson
published on 23 August 2016

Items from the Hoxne Hoard including the 7.5 cm high silver pepper pot known as the 'Empress' pepper pot. Discovered in Suffolk, in the east of England in 1992 CE, the incredible collection contains 14,865 late-4th and early-5th century CE Roman gold, silver and bronze coins, and 200 items of silver tableware and gold jewellery. The hoard amounts to a total of 7.7lb of gold and 52.4 lb of silver. (British Museum, London)

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Simonsson, H. (2016, August 23). Hoxne Hoard Pepper Pot. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5508/hoxne-hoard-pepper-pot/

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