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Mahogany tree

Mr Edward Massy collected this seed pod from the Matopos Hills National Park near the grave of Cecil Rhodes in 1906....

Kylix

This is an Attic black glazed drinking cup, or kylix. The donor recorded that it was found in the ancient Greek city of Rhodes....

Oil lamp

This Roman oil lamp is recorded as being collected from Rhodes in Greece. It is part of a collection of Greek, Roman and Cypriot objects donated to the museum in...

Figurine of a horse and male rider

Many statuettes of horses and riders were made in Iron Age Cyprus. They were often placed in tombs and the rider may represent the person being buried. This one was...

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...

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....

Skyphos

This small ancient Greek vessel is unusual as the cup still has its original lid. Its provenance suggests it was excavated by Sir Alfred Biliotti during his important work at...

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