A nice slim bronze lime container from the Khmer, Angkor Wat period in Cambodia

A nice slim bronze lime container from the Khmer, Angkor Wat period in Cambodia

  • Country: Cambodia
  • Period: Angkor Wat (12th-13th Century)
  • Material: Bronze
  • Size: 12.5 cm
  • Still traces of lime inside
  • This fluted shaped container was very common in Cambodia
Object number: T22015
€ 295,00
More from : Cambodia

  • It served as a vessel for holding slaked lime which was added to betel nut and spices, then chewed, providing a mild intoxication. This was a popular habit throughout much of SE Asia. The lid and base fit perfectly together enriching the aesthetic quality of the lime pot.

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