The cosmopolitan tastes of the Agrigentines

In addition to sculptural finds of statues and bas-reliefs with delicate figures of leaves and bunches of grapes, substantial finds of fine tableware have been identified, including a group of no less than 519 examples of Italic terra sigillata pottery with its characteristic bright red colour that gradually replaced black glazed pottery.
The spread in Agrigentum of these tools, since their very first production in the Aretine factories in the 1st century BC, offers an eminent testimony of the flourishing cultural exchange of the inhabitants with products from different markets, including those far away, and their will to keep up with the times.