© Ministry of Culture, Algiers

Name of Object:

Small vial


Algiers, Algeria

Holding Institution:

Musée Public National des Arts et Traditions Populaires

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Inventory Number:


Material(s) / Technique(s):

Copper and silver


H: 14 cm


This small hexagonal vial is decorated with arabesques, floral motifs and Arabic inscriptions, written in cartouches bordered by red copper, reading "work is beneficial, courtesy is a matter of well-being, ignorance is baseness"

Citation of this web page:

"Small vial" in "Sharing History", Museum With No Frontiers, 2020. http://sharinghistory.museumwnf.org/database_item.php?id=object;AWE;dz;81;en

Database entry origination:

Translation by: Flaminia Baldwin

MWNF Working Number: DZ 183

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