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Incense Burner

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Object Number:
30-47-31
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
South Arabia
Date Made:
3rd century BCE - 1st century BCE
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Limestone
Description:
Limestone square trough on four feet connected by rungs. Each face is carved in low relief. There is a triangular tooth pattern above a double straight band spanning all sides with black paint in inscription only. There are cross-line incisions on the feet. There is a hole pierced through corner above the accession number. Inscription of names of aromatic plants on the four faces: Kalm, drw, rnd, hdk: reed, aloes, nard, acid (?) Note: for descriptive purposes, the front of this object is the side with the accession number.
Height:
8cm
Length:
8cm
Width:
8cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Quill Jones
Other Number:
R'ES 4249   -   Other Number
F20   -   Other Number

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