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Lamp dates from 700-500 BCE and appears to be from Carthage. It is a flat open lamp, pinched in two places to form two spouts with no evidence of burning.

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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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Iron Lamp from the early part of the 20th century. It has a long vertical handle which attaches to a short nail, which is in turn attached to a longer square and twisted, pointed nail. It contains a great deal of residue in the base.

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This Egyptian amulet takes the form of an animal with upright ears and a prominent flat snout, two legs, and a kind of tang projecting out from the back. The material is some kind of metal, possibly iron or bronze. The amulet is 3.8 cm in height,

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This Egyptian amulet takes the form of a rabbit with longish ears, and its body in profile. A small hole has been drilled from one side of the head to the other below the ears. The image appears to have been carved out of a pale green stone, possibly…

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A number of small frit amulet/talisman beads have been strung together to form a necklace, and are stapled to the interior of the Parisian Box. The necklace consists of 88 assorted frit, metal and shell beads; 2 phallus amulets; 16 Wedjat eyes (Eyes…

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This is a collection of glazed medieval Islamic vessel sherds. Many have turquoise or cobalt blue glaze. This collection includes both fragments of ceramic tiles as well as cups and bowls.

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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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Jug from Hellenistic North Africa in a Greek shape with Greek style decoration of red-brown horizontal bands on the body, rim, and handle. The jug has a strap handle between the rim and shoulder, and a cardboard tag labled “Cimetière de l’Areg…

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Herodian lamps first appeared at the very end of the 1st century BCE. These types of lamps, typically found in Judea and Jerusalem, are known for the simplicity of their design, as well as their splayed nozzle. The nozzle has often been thought of as…
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