Byzantine Ceramic Greek Fire Grenade

Byzantine Ceramic Greek Fire Grenade
Ca. 800-1200 AD

Ca. 800 - 1200 AD Very interesting Byzantine hollow ceramic vessel with the barrel-shaped body; domed top and conical base, short neck with narrow slot. decorated with stamped, repetitive motif. Intended to be filled with explosive liquid and used as a hand grenade. Size: L:140mm / W:93mm ; 625g Good Condition. Provenance: From E.G. obtained in the 1990s; previously acquired in Belgium. All Items sold by Pax Romana Auctions come with a professional Certificate of Authenticity. This item comes with a FREE professional and custom made stand. We make our stands from quality and durable materials - wood and metal. We create them in-house tailored to each single item.

Lot details
Greek Fire Grenade
Century/ Timeframe
Ca. 800-1200 AD
Good Condition, See Photo
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