Cylindrical alabastron or oil bottle

Made:
600-300

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Cylindrical alabastron or oil bottle, made of aragonite, with small lug handles one of which broken, from Cyprus, Cesnola collection, from 600 BC-300 BC

Details

Category:
Classical & Medieval Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A170363
type:
flask
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • vessel
  • bottle
credit:
Sotheby's