Flask from the Esquiline Treasure

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 05 October 2016
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This vessel was used for serving drinks at high status dinners. Typically, item like this was inscribed with good wishes for their users. The flask is decorated with cupids, animals, and fruit. Part of the Esquiline Treasure, which was discovered in the year 1793 CE, at the foot of the Esquiline Hill, Rome, Italy. 300s CE. From Rome. (The British Museum, London).

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About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2016, October 05). Flask from the Esquiline Treasure. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5768/flask-from-the-esquiline-treasure/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Flask from the Esquiline Treasure." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 05, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5768/flask-from-the-esquiline-treasure/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Flask from the Esquiline Treasure." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 05 Oct 2016. Web. 28 Nov 2021.

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