Perfect for camping, medieval outings and Roman re-enactments; this ingenious portable grill is a highly attractive replica of the type of gridiron grate popular among Roman soldiers and also during the later Middle Ages. Much more efficient than digging in-ground fire pits, this type of portable grill made it easier to set up and break camp, a testament to the ingenuity that allowed the Romans to rule much of their known world. 100% hand riveted and crafted from high quality metal, the grill is contained within what appears to be a simple metal box; slotted cutouts and a removable interior tray combine to form a bottom platform to hold hot embers and small flames, this serves to essentially create a small contained campfire. Inset approximately half an inch below the top of the box, the grilling platform is hinged to allow for easy access to the fire below while four raised corner flaps combine to create a secondary cooking platform approximately 1 inch above the top of the box. Sturdy legs at each corner serve to raise the box approximately 3 inches off of the ground which helps to prevent scorching the ground while the hinged handle facilitates easy carriage of the surprisingly light (just 11 lbs) unit, making it extremely portable and a perfect camping tool. Note - This product may show traces of soot from the forging process, as well as be slightly oily to ensure quality. We recommend burning away oil stains in the fire. Representative of pans used during the Middle Pages and produced in hammer mills, this frying pan is just as useful now as it was back then. Hand forged from a solid sheet of iron, this pan is capable of frying foods at a high level due to its heat conductivity being much greater than conventional pans. Suitable for all induction, gas, wood, ceramic and electrical stoves, as well as over an open fire, it is the perfect tool for a camp kit due to its versatility. The pan is not coated; it is authentically scratched & cut and improves with increased use. Comes oiled to prevent oxidation and ensure quality.
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