Close
Close

Accessibility

Interface

Adjust the interface to make it easier to use for different conditions.

The Annunciation depicted on a pilgrim’s flask

The Annunciation depicted on a pilgrim’s flask

The Annunciation depicted on a pilgrim’s flask

Pottery

H: 10; D: 2 cm

Israel Antiquities Authority
IAA:

1965-434

Archaeology/Hellenistic, Roman & Byzantine Periods

This flask depicts the scene in which the angel Gabriel informs the Virgin Mary of her pregnancy. Surrounding the scene is a Greek inscription from the New Testament: “Hail, O favored one, the Lord is with you” (Luke 1:28).

From the Israel Museum publications:

Israeli, Yael, and Mevorach, David, Cradle of Christianity, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2000, English / Hebrew

Exhibitions:

Cradle of Christianity, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 28/03/2000 - 30/01/2001

From King David to Jesus - From Biblical Israel to Christianity (Tesouros da Terra Santa), MASP, Brazil, Sao Paolo, Brazil, 01/08/2008 - 31/10/2008

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by:
The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir