M110 Coptic pottery Saint Menas flask £160

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A pottery ampulla or pilgrim flask, moulded on one side with a figure of St Menas between two camels and on the back with four crosses.

Egypt, Abu Mena, Coptic period, 6th to 8th Century AD

Surface wear as seen in the photographs

Size: 9.9 x 7 cms

Ex. private collection, Dorset, UK; acquired mid to late 20th Century