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Last Updated: October 1999

St. Menas


St. Menas Pilgrim Flask
© 1998, Howard Nowes Antiquities. A pilgrim flask depicting St. Menas standing between two camels. These were used to carry oil back from his shrine at Abu Mina, Egypt, c.6th century AD, and have been found at many sites scattered throughout Europe from as far away as Gaul.

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