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Egypt, probably Cairo
Lion-shaped rock crystal bottle, AD 900-950
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Likely used to store perfume or oils, which were among the most luxurious items of any Muslim court.

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Likely used to store perfume or oils, which were among the most luxurious items of any Muslim court.

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About the work
Exhibition history
British Museum
London
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Likely used to store perfume or oils, which were among the most luxurious items of any Muslim court.

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Likely used to store perfume or oils, which were among the most luxurious items of any Muslim court.

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© The Trustees of the British Museum
Egypt, probably Cairo
Lion-shaped rock crystal bottle, AD 900-950