- Museum number
Large ampulla; clay, red ware; flat, circular sides with raised designs; to the left, the Virgin holding the Child(?), to the right a bearded figure standing to left and holding a book in both hands, each figure under a rounded arch; behind the man is a cock perched on a column, and in the spandrel another, while below are three goats; same design on the reverse but below are a goat and two cocks.
- Production date
Height: 7.65 inches
- Curator's comments
- Cf. W. Anderson, "An Archaeology of Late Antique Pilgrim Flasks", Anatolian Studies 54 (2004) 79-93, esp. 82.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2010 26 Feb-13 Jun, Germany, Bonn, Kunst and Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Byzantium: Splendour and Daily Life
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number