Illustrations of Artifact Categories Subject to U.S. Import Restriction
Cyprus - Byzantine Bronze Incense Burner (Censer)
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Byzantine Bronze Incense Burner (Censer)
Type of Object: Ritual Object
Materials: Bronze
Measurements: Various
Date or Period: Byzantine
Maker: Byzantine
Designated List Section: IA Bronze
Date of Import Restriction: 04/12/1999
Photograph: Department of Antiquities, Cyprus
Copyright: Department of Antiquities, Cyprus
 
Description of Designated List Category Subject to Import Restrictions:
Ceremonial objects include crosses, censers (incense burners), rings, and buckles for ecclesiastical garments. May be decorated with engraved or modeled designs or Greek inscriptions. Crosses, rings and buckles are often set with semi-precious stones. This example: Bronze censer. Rim Diameter 9.5 cm. Height 5.5 cm.
Keywords:
bronze, ceremonial object, incense burner, metal, religious object, vessel,

 


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