Incense Burner card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Incense Burner


Currently not on display


Small fragment of shaft of a tabletop thymiaterion (incense burner), round in section, with smooth surface, a small bird (dove?) figurine attached along the vertical axis, as if ascending the shaft. The shaft tapers slightly toward the top. The bird's tail, wings and beak are indicated by shallow grooves.