Ceramic firepots, which were used somewhat like Molotov cocktails. The pottery containers originally held a pot filled with oil, a hollow iron ball filled with gunpowder, and a wick, extending from an opening in the wooden lid. When lit and hurled at an enemy, the pot would break on impact, causing the combustible materials to ignite and the iron ball to explode. Nine of these incendiary devices, ready for use, were found on La Belle. Reportedly they are the only extant examples of these weapons.
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