Christian Pilgrim Bottle

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Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 23 March 2016

This is a pinkish pottery bottle, through which Christian pilgrims took water from the healing spring of St. Menas near Alexandria. From Alexandria, Egypt. Byzantine period, 4th to 7th centuries CE. Unpublished. The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, London (with thanks to The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, UCL).

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About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2016, March 23). Christian Pilgrim Bottle. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4751/christian-pilgrim-bottle/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Christian Pilgrim Bottle." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 23, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4751/christian-pilgrim-bottle/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Christian Pilgrim Bottle." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Mar 2016. Web. 05 Feb 2023.

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