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CA9

Reference: CA9 / Cat. No.

Period: Byzantine

Origin: Eastern Mediterranean, possibly Egypt

Date: 450 650 AD

Description:

Cruciform handle-ornament. Hinged lid formed as scallop shell. Base with square socket and internal sleeve for pricket.


Fabric: Copper alloy.

Manufacture: Cast.

Size (cm): L. 13.6, W. 5.5, H. 8.3 (ih)

Condition: Small hole (probably casting fault repair) under nozzle.


Notes:
Cf. BMC IV, Q3800-1; Perlzweig, 70; Hayes, Metalware, 224; Menzel, 695; Mlasowsky, 450; Rosenthal & Sivan, 665; Petrie Museum, UC54558.



CA9


CA9


CA9

Last edited: 15-03-2009

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