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[11241] Incense-burner, Africa, Egypt

Accession Number 11241
Object Name Incense-burner
Description Pottery incense burner made in two parts, connected by a chain of pottery loops. The surface is pierced to allow the incense fumes to disperse, and dots of clay decorate the surface as well. Traces of incense remain inside the lower half of the burner, and the incense has been identified as containing frankincense and myrrh.
Width (cm) 15.0
Primary Materials Pottery
Period/Dynasty Roman Egypt
Site Name Africa, Egypt
Acquisition Robinow, Mr. Max E. (Donation, January 1959)
11241 lid off
11241 interior
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