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Another notably English type is the conical flagon with a long, stretched neck, known as a 'pilgrim bottle
' because of its resemblance to those flasks carried by travellers to the Holy Land; often created in pairs, these were particularly apt gifts.
Milton Keynes Council has received a police objection to the licence of the Pilgrim Bottle
. The case will be heard shortly.
Some pilgrim bottles
stood about, these had slightly longer necks which seemed to emphasise the triangle between the neck and the foot.