Coptic. <em>Pilgrim Flask</em>, 5th–7th century C.E. Terracotta, 4 5/16 x 2 15/16 in. (11 x 7.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.163. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), CUR.16.163_view1_ICA.jpg)

Pilgrim Flask


Medium: Terracotta

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:5th–7th century C.E.

Dimensions: 4 5/16 x 2 15/16 in. (11 x 7.5 cm)


Accession Number: 16.163

Image: CUR.16.163_view1_ICA.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Terracotta ampulla (pilgrim bottle). Decorated in relief on both sides with St. Menas frontal, orans, wearing short tunic, and cloak, flanked by camels, and crosses. Border of raised dots. Intact. Condition: Perfect.

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