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BZ.1938.68, Aspergillum

BZ.1938.68, Aspergillum

Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Museum

Early Byzantine, fourth–seventh century

Bone, 15.5 cm x 5.1 cm x 5.1 cm (6 1/8 in. x 2 in. x 2 in.)

Mildred Barnes Bliss and Robert Woods Bliss acquired this aspergillum from the Paris dealer Kalebdjian Frères in October 1938.