Many bakeries were necessary to feed a population of 20,000. Easy to find, this is our favorite bakery in Pompeii. Grain was poured into the tops of the mills made of volcanic stones shown above. Slaves or donkeys were used to turn the upper portion to grind the grain. Curved pans were placed on the ledges to collect the flour. The oven can be seen in the background and in the next photo.
map of Pompei

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