Period: 14th/16th century
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…
Period: 14th/16th cenyury
This ampulla was copied from an example now in Salisbury
Period: 11th/12th cenyury
The ampulla this is copied from was among the earliest pilgrim signs from the shrine of St. Thomas Becket (killed in 1170).
Period: 12th/13th century
Based Spencer, Brian. Pilgrim Souvenirs and Secular Badges. Museum of London, 1998. Nos. 200-201.
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