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Israel 6th Century Hand Grenade

Crusades hand grenade!

Time of the Crusades, Holy Land, c. 6th – 6th Century AD. Choice very large grey ware hand grenade! The body with stylized bands with what resembles seeds from a pomegranate, parallel grooves between each. Domed top with opening for flammable liquid and wick. H: 5 1/8″ (13 cm). Intact , minor age crack. A beautiful example! Ex Orange County private collection.

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