During the Late Bronze Age little jugs, known as "Bil-bils" were importaed into Canaan. Analysis of substances found inside some of them has shown that they were used to hold the drug opium. The shape of the jug is strikingly like that of an upturned poppy head.
DIRECTLY FROM JERUSALEM, HOLY LAND. VERY ATTRACTIVE ROMAN GLASS TEAR BOTTLE WITH BEAUTIFUL PATINA. NICELY MADE IN A PEAR-SHAPED BODY WITH A LONG CYLINDRICAL NECK AND A RIM FOLDED OUTWARDS.
One of the earliest types of blown-glass vessels in an elongated bottle with a short body and a long neck. The content of such bottles could be poured out slowly, in tiny drops, and the small mouth was easily stoppered.
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