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Pilgrim bottle

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Pilgrim flask. Fine, polished red clay; two small handles on neck; relief on each side (succession of garlanded scallops tied with a ribbon arranged around the inside of a circle, in the center a rosette); two low feet. Thick red mahogany colored slip chipped at points. Decoration in bas...

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From Tell Nabasha (Am). 1886, excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 24, 1887. (Accession date: June 24, 1887)

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Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription



Overall: 8.2 x 4.7 x 6.4 cm (3 1/4 x 1 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.)

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The Ancient World