Illustrations of Artifact Categories Subject to U.S. Import Restriction
Cyprus - Byzantine Small Lead Bottle (Ampulla)
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Byzantine Small Lead Bottle (Ampulla)
Type of Object: Ritual Object
Materials: Lead
Measurements: Various
Date or Period: Byzantine
Maker: Byzantine
Designated List Section: IB Lead
Date of Import Restriction: 04/12/1999
Photograph: Department of Antiquities, Cyprus
Copyright: Department of Antiquities, Cyprus
 
Description of Designated List Category Subject to Import Restrictions:
Lead objects date to the Byzantine period and include ampulla (small bottle-shaped forms) used in religious observance. This example: Lead ampulla, from the Basilica of Chrysopolitissa, Paphos. Length 4.8 cm. Height 6.2 cm.
Keywords:
ceremonial object, lead, metal, religious object, vessel,

 


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