Ancient Roman Pottery for Sale
An amulet, talisman, or charm is a personal ornament which, because of its shape, material , or even its color, is believed to endow its wearer by magical means with certain powers or capabilities. At the very least it should it should afford some kind of protection. In fact, three of the four Egyptian words translated as "amulet" comes primarily from words meaning "to guard" or "protect". The fourth has the same sound as the word meaning "well being". Roman pottery began with Etruscan-style, but soon developed a tradition of its own. In general, pottery in Italy tended to be made in one colour, rather than painted as in Greece, and the decorations were moulded into the clay rather than painted. Throughout the Roman Republic, most Roman pottery was made near to where it was going to be used, but by the time of Augustus large pottery factories were trading pottery throughout the Roman empire.