<em>Fragmentary Altar?</em>, 305-30 B.C.E., or later. Bronze, Width of altar floor 4 3/16 x Diam. 2 13/16 x Length of altar floor 4 3/16 in. (10.7 x 7.1 x 10.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1592E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.1592E_NegA_SL4.jpg)

Fragmentary Altar?

Medium: Bronze

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:305-30 B.C.E., or later

Dimensions: Width of altar floor 4 3/16 x Diam. 2 13/16 x Length of altar floor 4 3/16 in. (10.7 x 7.1 x 10.7 cm)

Collections:

Accession Number: 37.1592E

Image: 37.1592E_NegA_SL4.jpg,unedited master file

Catalogue Description:
Bronze altar of typical Hellenistic form, for burning incense. Square receptacle with pointed corners. On each side different appliqu├ęs; lions' heads holding rings, fish, and a bust of Serapis. The hollow shaft decorated with incised bands. Condition: Fragmentary. The piece has lost its base, some kind of supports at the corners, as indicated by holes on them, and nearly half of the spreading sides of the altar.

Brooklyn Museum