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A choice Islamic period ceramic grenade, Holy Land

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A choice Islamic period ceramic grenade, Holy Land
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A choice Islamic period ceramic grenade, Holy Land, c. 6th - 9th Century AD, the shoulder with floral elements in high relief separated by parallel vertical grooves between each. Domed top with opening for flammable liquid and wick. H: 5 ¾ in (14.6 cm). Minor nicks and light deposits – an interesting example! Similar examples were found during excavations of the Syrian city of Hamas. From the collection of Kelly Taylor, a Virginia Private Collector. Purchased in Beirut in the 1990's.