Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
5th-7th century C.E.
Late Antique Period
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
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.
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Coptic. Pilgrim Flask, 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_detail01_ICA.jpg)
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