Incense Burner


Location: On Display in the Eastern Mediterranean Gallery

From: South Arabia

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 30-47-97
Current Location Eastern Mediterranean Gallery - On Display
Provenience South Arabia
Section Near Eastern
Materials Bronze

Bronze or copper. Circular trough on a spreading columnar stand, with three short feet. A rectangular piece like a screen (155 x 93 mm.) rises on the side of the trough. It is adorned on the outside with a crescent and star between two straight and two snake-like lines, and crowned by six beaded points. The inside is lined with hard burned clay.

Length 38.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Quill Jones, 1930

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