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ID number:  BIRRC-X0675
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Archaeology Collection
Title / Object name:  Pilgrim flask
Object type:  Ceramic
Culture:  Mycenaean
Date made:  LH III (?)
Materials:  Clay
Measurements:  14.98 x 11.10 x 3.15 cm
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Mycenaean pilgrim flask of buff clay with dark brown paint. Bands of paint on the lip, handle, base of neck and foot. Concentric circles on the body, and a series of wiggly lines along the sides beneath the handles. Complete and in good condition, with some surface damage, with white surface adhesions and heavily encrusted at the top and to one side. Numbered M60 on centre of body. Colour: paint 5YR 3/2 (dark reddish brown), fabric 2.5Y 7/4 (pale yellow).

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