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BZ.1950.32, Incense Burner

BZ.1950.32, Incense Burner

Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Museum

Early Byzantine, sixth century

Bronze, 21 cm x 6.4 cm x 6.4 cm (8 1/4 in. x 2 1/2 in. x 2 1/2 in.)

Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss acquired this incense burner from the Beirut dealer Elias (Elie) Bustros through Royall Tyler on August 1 and September 14, 1949; the Blisses gave the incense burner to Dumbarton Oaks in August 1950.