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Ancient Persian Daily Life - Mourning Customs

Ancient Tear Bottles Ancient Tear Bottles
Illustration of ancient tear bottles. These bottles were used by mourners in ancient Persia to collect their tears by means of wiping their tears with cotton-wool and squeezing their tears into the bottle. Mourner`s tears are preserved and was considered as an efficacious remedy for reviving a dying man after every other means has failed and as a charm to ward off evil spirits.