Holy Oil Bottle

Bottle

Materials:

Glass, Sealing wax and Cork

Dimensions:

H 4.75 in x W 1.75 in x D 1.125 in

Accession Number:

38.2007

Credit Line:

FRH Museum Collection

Description

Glass bottle with Holy Oil from the Tomb of Christ. Stopped by a cork sealed with official seal. On the front is relief image of the Resurrection of Christ around which is the inscription in Slavonic: Iерусалимская Патрiархiя Гроб Господ ("The Patriarchate of Jerusalem, The Tomb of Christ"). On back is inscription: Во исцѣленiе съ вѣрою помазующихся ("For the healing of those who with faith annoint themselves").