- Museum number
Oval pilgrim-flask; clay. Pierced at the shoulders; flat sides with relief designs. On the obverse: three beardless figures in a boat, the central person larger than the others. On the reverse: a single figure standing beneath a pointed arch, holding a book over his breast with one hand and touching a cup(?) with the other.
- Production date
Height: 5.65 inches
- Curator's comments
- Parallel: C. Metzger, Les ampoules à eulogie du Musée du Louvre (Paris 1981) cat. 118; cf. V. N. Zalesskaia, "Ампулы-эвлогии из Малой Азии (IV-VI вв.)", Vizantiiskii vremennik 47 (1986) 182-190, esp. 183.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1989 23 Jun-31 Aug, Durham Cathedral, Anglo Saxon Connections
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number