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A rare early Islamic brown-glazed ceramic hand grenade.

Stock Number: a5669
A rare early Islamic brown-glazed ceramic hand grenade.
Price
Sales price $600.00

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Description

A rare early Islamic brown-glazed ceramic hand grenade.
Oil-filled incendiary grenades of this type were used during the Crusades. 
Very minor loss to tip; otherwise intact and excellent condition.
Reference: James & Thorpe, Ancient Inventions, p 231.

 

Origin:

Circa 10th-12th century A.D. Egypt

Dimensions:

Length: 13.5 cm