A substantial Byzantine hollow grey ceramic vessel with domed top and conical base. Some incised lines decorate the body of the grenade.
Grenades were made to be filled with a petroleum mixture and charged with incendiary material containing naphtha (Greek Fire) and used as a hand grenade.
Measurements: circa 11.8cm length
Provenance: Ex private UK collection, acquired 1990s.
- Greek Fire Grenade
- Century/ Timeframe
- Circa 9th-11th Century
- Good Condition, See Photo