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RARE DAUNIAN THYMIATHERION

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Year: 500-400 a.C.

Dimension: Higth 33,7 cm

Note:

Restored

Price: €2200.00

Description:

Italic, c. 5th - 4th Century BC. A painted Daunian Thymiaterion or Incense Burner, the tall pedestal base with wide flanges and decorated with alternating bands of red and dark brown slip, the top configurated as a litthe vase with globular body and cylindrical neck, with two arching handles. Very rare.

A thymiaterion is a type of censer or incense burner, used in the Mediterranean region since antiquity for spiritual and religious purposes and especially in religious ceremonies

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