Pilgrim flask

Egyptian
Roman Imperial Period
2nd century A.D.


Object Place: Egypt, San el-Hagar

Dimensions

Overall: 16.5 cm, 13.8 kg, 17.8 cm (6 1/2 in., 30.4 lb., 7 in.)

Accession Number

86.729

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Coarse red clay; surface worn; barrel-shaped surface decorated with vertical flutings; no foot; two handles.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar), house 22. 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription