Dates:305-30 B.C.E., or later
Dimensions: 9 5/16 x 4 3/16 x 4 5/16 in. (23.7 x 10.7 x 11 cm)
Accession Number: 37.1614E
Catalogue Description: Bronze altar of typical Hellenistic form, with a square receptacle with pointed corners. On each side different appliqués- visible in the photograph are busts of Serapis, uraei, and theatrical masks holding rings. Supported by a large shaft in the center, and four smaller, twisted papyrus bud pillars. Condition: Base missing. One entire spreading side of altar top gone. Remaining corners much injured. All details encrusted and impregnated with bronze disease.