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Vessels and containers - Stone and ceramics (Prehistory and Ancient History - Vases, jars and amphorae)

Small pottery hydria with a red design of ivy wreath and bands, Cyrenaica, Hellenistic period (300 – 200 BC), H 20 cm.

Small pottery hydria with a red design of ivy wreath and bands, Cyrenaica, Hellenistic period (300 – 200 BC), H 20 cm.

© British Museum, London
African ware kantharos with scrolls, Cupid and animals in relief, Wadi er-Rsaf (Lepcis Magna) necropolis, Roman period (mid-2nd c. AD), 12.5 x Ø 11 cm.

African ware kantharos with scrolls, Cupid and animals in relief, Wadi er-Rsaf (Lepcis Magna) necropolis, Roman period (mid-2nd c. AD), 12.5 x Ø 11 cm.

© Università Roma Tre Archaeological Mission in Libya / Fabian Baroni
Ceramic panathenaic black-figured amphora, Apollonia , Greek and Hellenistic period (mid-6th – 2nd c. BC), 66.5 x Ø 32.6 cm.

Ceramic panathenaic black-figured amphora, Apollonia , Greek and Hellenistic period (mid-6th – 2nd c. BC), 66.5 x Ø 32.6 cm.

© French Archaeological Mission / Gilles Mermet
Amphora, Lepcis Magna, Roman period (1st – 2nd c. AD), H 1.06 m.

Amphora, Lepcis Magna, Roman period (1st – 2nd c. AD), H 1.06 m.

© Università Roma Tre Archaeological Mission in Libya / Fabian Baroni

Notice

Material
Ceramics
Type
Containers
Details
Ceramics. Black or red vases and jars, varnished and/or burnished; with incised, stamped or sculpted motifs (humans, animals, floral, geometric) or inscriptions. Amphorae with oval bodies, pointed bases and narrow necks. May be plain or black- or red-figured and have yellow and/or white motifs.
Red List
Emergency Red List of Libyan Cultural Objects at Risk
Countries
Libya
Period
1st millennium BC – AD 1551