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)
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 appliqués; 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.