Lot 673 Lead Holy Water pilgrim's(crusader?) ampulla. Fragment of lead Holy Water pilgrim's (crusaders?) ampulla. Circa 12th - 15th century AD. 30x28 mm. 15.50 g. Lead ampullae, or holy-water containers, where usually wore around the neck suspended from a cord through two side lugs. The pilgrims used holy water to bless the land when they returned home after they visit to a shrine or holy sites. The ampulla is still sealed.

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