Artifact - Egyptian Flask
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The Curious Collection of Anthony Taulbut: Egyptian Flask

This interesting relic comes all the way from Egypt! It is a small earthenware ampullae (pilgrim’s flask) that Anthony Taulbut got from the great port city of Alexandria in 1898.  Travellers would use flasks like this to bring home water…
Artifact - Zori Sandals
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The Curious Collection of Anthony Taulbut: Zori Sandals

Zori are a traditional form of Japanese sandal made from wood, adapted from Geta sandals. Scrolls dating back as far as the 10th century depict people wearing Geta, and the sandals are often still worn today, though their production peaked in…