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Dish with pierced holes

This ancient Greek bowl was excavated by Sir Alfred Biliotti during his important work at the acropolis of Cameiros between 1852 and 1864....

Amphora

This ancient Greek small bottle was excavated by Sir Alfred Biliotti during his important work at the acropolis of Cameiros between 1852 and 1864....

Alabastron

An ‘alabastron’ was a Greek vessel used for storing perfumed oil. This one is decorated with plants and mythical animals. Its provenance suggests it was excavated by Sir Alfred Biliotti...

Lekythos

Jars like this were used in ancient Greece for storing and pouring perfumed oil, often in association with burials. This jar is decorated with two men who are dancing, and...

Aryballos

This small vessel is shaped like a warrior’s head wearing a helmet, with a spout at the top of the head. It was used to store perfumed oil, and may...

Skyphos

This ancient Greek bowl was used for mixing wine and water. The images on both sides represent the god Dionysos with Ariadne, surrounded by maenads and satyrs. Both images are...

Oil lamp

The central hole in this oil lamp shows it was designed to be attached to a stand. Its shape suggests it was made in Greece, but unfortunately no records survive...

Krater wine bowl

On one side of this ancient Greek vessel is a scene depicting two warriors carrying spears, accompanied by dogs and two women. On the reverse are two women in conversation...

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