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Thymiaterion

ca. A.D. 200–256

Bronze

7 × 6.65 × 5.5 cm (2 3/4 × 2 5/8 × 2 3/16 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1932.1396
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Greco-Roman
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (block G1 A36, private house), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Dura-Europos: Crossroads of Antiquity (Boston: McMullen Museum of Art, 2011), 347, no. 40, pl. 40.

Jennifer Chi and Sebastian Heath, eds., Edge of Empires: Pagans, Jews, and Christians at Roman Dura-Europos, exh. cat. (New York: Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, 2011), 72, no. 77, fig. 3–19.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.