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Incense Burner

Object Number:37-16-243
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Tepe Gawra
Archaeology Area: Level XIII
Locus: Level XIII
Tepe Gawra, 4 J, long room
Period: Gawra XIII
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Ceramic
Credit Line:American School Oriental Research / University Museum Expedition to Tepe Gawra, Iraq; E. A. Speiser, 1937
Other Number:G6-360 - Field No SF

Description

Drab light brown ware burning light red in spots. wet smooth. Bell-shaped with carinated shoulder. Around the base of the objects were 7 doors of which parts of 4 remain; above each door was a triangular window which parts of 3 remain. Running down the sides of the object from the overhanging ledge to near the base are deeply incisedd lines in pairs between the windows and the doors. Rim and over half of body missing.

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