Pilgrim Flask from Tharros

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 06 September 2017
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This is a pottery pilgrim flask. Phoenician bi-chrome ware and wheel-made. There is a pair of pieced lugs on either aspect of the sides; these are handles or suspension holes. Phoenician, 850-800 BCE. From Grave 8/33 at Tharros, Sardinia, modern-day Italy. (The British Museum, London)

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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. (2017, September 06). Pilgrim Flask from Tharros. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7206/pilgrim-flask-from-tharros/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Pilgrim Flask from Tharros." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 06 Sep 2017. Web. 20 Oct 2021.