- Museum number
Oval pilgrim-flask; clay; pierced at the shoulders; flat sides with raised designs; obverse, one of the evangelists(?), bearded, holding an open book, on which are two letters; in the other hand is a cross; reverse, a standing figure in a mantle, holding a book with both hands.
- Production date
Height: 2.75 inches
- Curator's comments
- Parallels: C. Metzger, Les ampoules à eulogie du Musée du Louvre (Paris 1981) cat. 119; V. N. Zalesskaia, Памятники византийского прикладного искусства IV-VII веков (St. Petersburg 2006) cat. 543.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1989 23 Jun-31 Aug, Durham Cathedral, Anglo Saxon Connections
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number