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Vessels and containers - Stone and ceramics (Prehistory and Ancient History - Funerary urns)

Limestone urn vase with lid, voluted handles, ribbed motifs and an inscription, Tazuit (Homs) necropolis, Roman period (2nd c. AD), 44 x Ø 34.5 cm.

Limestone urn vase with lid, voluted handles, ribbed motifs and an inscription, Tazuit (Homs) necropolis, Roman period (2nd c. AD), 44 x Ø 34.5 cm.

© Università Roma Tre Archaeological Mission in Libya / Fabian Baroni

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Material
Limestone | Marble | Ceramics | Stone
Type
Containers
Details
Egg-shaped vases with button-topped covers. May have sculpted portraits, painted geometric motifs, inscriptions, scroll-like handles and/or be ribbed.
Red List
Emergency Red List of Libyan Cultural Objects at Risk
Countries
Libya
Period
1st millennium BC – AD 1551