Description Incense burners in this form were used to burn frankincense. The absence of burn marks on this example indicates that it was probably a burial gift. The maiden is probably the goddess Kore (Persephone) who, with her mother Demeter, was deeply revered in South Italy.
- From Alexander to Cleopatra: Greek Art of the Hellenistic Age. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988-1989.
Provenance Dr. Frederick G. Stern, Potomac, MD; Walters Art Museum, December, 1985, by gift.
Credit Gift of Dr. Frederick G. Stern, 1985
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