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Small cigarette box made of stiff cardboard. The affixed label on the top is inscribed: “Maspero Frères Ltd, Cairo – Egypt, Cigarettes Egyptiennes” this is framed by lotus plants and a red and green Art Deco pattern. A broken paper seal…

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Lower part of cylindrical cup with slightly footed base that is likely Medieval in date. The exterior decoration consists of a clear glassy, slightly prismatic glaze, and dark blue vegetable-like pattern, repeated in vertical panels on the body of…

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Glazed vessel with a central tubular spout that is perforated down through the base, possible candlestick. The interior of the vessel is covered with a green glaze, which also covers the upper exterior carinated walls and rim. The lower half of the…

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Green glazed closed vessel shaped like a teapot, with loop handle on one side, now broken off, and spout on the other. The rim is missing and there is a large hole in the base.

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Large ceramic jar with rounded handles on shoulders, and flaring rim. The jar has comb incising on the shoulder and is wheel formed. A cardboard tag attached to one of the handles of the vessel is inscribed in pencil: Jarre de cimetière a Ancona –…

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Bowl with footed base from North Africa and Roman in date. The interior is coated in red paint up to the flat rim, and the exterior is covered half way down from the rim in a band of red paint. The bottom half is undecorated.

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Unguentaria from either Palestine or North Africa that is pinky-red in colour with red-painted bands on the shoulder. The grooves from its wheel-throwing are visible, and it dates to either the Late Hellenistic or Roman period. This vessel almost…

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Unguentaria from either Palestine or North Africa that is pinky-red in colour with red-painted bands on the shoulder. The groves from its wheel-throwing are visible, and it dates to either the Late Hellenistic or Roman period.

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Amphora jar stopper, probably Hellenistic and dated to the 3rd century BC. It is circular baked clay with a string-cut slightly footed base. It is wheel-made and a pale cream-buff, pinky-buff colour.

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Vaulting tubes (tubi fittili) are hollow terracotta tubes which were employed in Roman architecture to construct the framework of a vault, an arched structure which formed the ceiling of a room. Vaulting tubes were used primarily between the 2nd and…
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