Large Becket Ampulla

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€ 20,00 (including VAT)

Period: 14th/16th century

Material: pewter

The inscription on this spectacular ampulla can be translated “Thomas is the best doctor of the worthy sick.” Pilgrims to Canterbury would have taken home water from the shrine in an ampulla like this one, then saved it until the day when it was needed as a specially powerful medicine.




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