Faience object

Accession Number
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Faience case
Object Type
Religious or cult object, Incense burner
Height: 40mm
Number of Elements

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A blue faience object in shape of architectural column capital. The bottom section is broken off and the top is indented. This was perhaps part of an incense burner. See also W168 and EC261. Small sandstone incense burners with the same indentation in the top have been found from the temple of Tutu, although these are in the shape of altars.


Hope, C. 1998. Objects from the Temple of Tutu. In Clarysee, W., Schoors, A. and Willems, H. eds. 'Egyptian Religion the Last Thousand Years' II, fig. 5.5.