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Vessels and containers - Stone and ceramics (Prehistory and Ancient History - Flasks)

Alabaster lekythos, Cyrenaica, Greek period (400 – 300 BC), H 23.45 cm.

Alabaster lekythos, Cyrenaica, Greek period (400 – 300 BC), H 23.45 cm.

© British Museum, London
Clay pilgrim flask with saint and camels, Apollonia, Byzantine period, ≈ 16 x 9 cm.

Clay pilgrim flask with saint and camels, Apollonia, Byzantine period, ≈ 16 x 9 cm.

© French Archaeological Mission / Vincent Michel

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Material
Alabaster | Stone | Limestone | Marble | Ceramics | Clay
Type
Containers
Details
May be plain or decorated with a saint accompanied by a camel on each side.
Red List
Emergency Red List of Libyan Cultural Objects at Risk
Countries
Libya
Period
1st millennium BC – AD 1551