CSAI

Collection of the objects from the Peabody Museum of Harvard University


By kind permission of Peabody Museum

DEPOSIT INFORMATION

DepositCambridge MA, Peabody Museum, 35-18-60/2492

SUPPORT INFORMATION

Support typeArtefact » Incense burner
ShapeSquared
Measuresh. 8.3, w. 8.9, th. 9.5
Decoration
TypeFramework » With geometric elements
Figurative subjectGeometric motif » Vertical lines
Decoration
Figurative subjectGeometric motif » Rectangles
Notes on support and decorationsCubic incense burner with cubic and recessed angular legs. Frontal face with a central inscription, framed by a row of short vertical parallel incised lines at the top and a double row of staggered vertical parallel lines at the bottom. The other three faces are decorated in the central part with four recessed rectangles and a double row of staggered vertical parallel lines at the top and bottom. Low relief and incision.

ORIGIN AND PROVENANCE

Origin
Modern siteUnknown
Ancient siteUnknown
Geographical areawādī Bayḥān
CountryYemen
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EPIGRAPHS

TitleJa 384
ConcordanceQ 530bis; CSAI I, 1098
LanguageAncient South Arabian » Qatabanic » Central Qatabanic
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