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Brazier with Floral Capital
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Brazier with Floral Capital


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This brazier, used for burning incense, was made by Phoenician craftsmen. The Phoenicians were seafaring traders who traveled throughout the Mediterranean. Similar braziers are illustrated in Assyrian reliefs and have been found as far west as Spain.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
6/27/1974Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • In Search of Ancient Treasure: 40 Years of Collecting. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1978.
Provenance Saidie A. May, Baltimore; given to Walters Art Museum, 1945.
Credit Gift of Mrs. Saidie A. May, 1945

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Period
8th-7th century BC
Medium
bronze
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.2296
Measurements
H: 15 3/4 x Diam: 9 1/4 in. (40 x 23.5 cm) (h. x diam.)
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