Pilgrim Flask from Amman

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 02 April 2018
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This is an ancient pottery pilgrim flask. A human needs about 2.5 liters of water per day to survive; the equivalent to filling this flask five times. Circa 1200-1000 BCE. From modern-day Amman, Jordan Hashemite Kingdom. (The Jordan Museum, Amman, Jordan).

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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. (2018, April 02). Pilgrim Flask from Amman. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8500/pilgrim-flask-from-amman/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Pilgrim Flask from Amman." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 02, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8500/pilgrim-flask-from-amman/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Pilgrim Flask from Amman." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 02 Apr 2018. Web. 27 Oct 2021.